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Vasily Shukhaev

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Born in 1887, Moscow, Russia.

Died in 1973, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Painter, graphic artist, stage designer.

1906 studied at Stroganov Central School of Technical Drawing un¬der guidance of K. Korovin.

1906-1912 St. Petersburg Academy of Arts under D. Kardovsky.

1913-1914 after graduating from the Academy, he was awarded by the Society for the Encouragement of Young Artists with a trip to Italy. There he worked with Alexander Yakovlev.

1918 designed Richard Wagner’s opera ‘Das Rheingold’ staged at the People’s Theatre.

1918 at the Academy of Arts he headed the Painting Workshop and taught painting at the Architecture Department.

1919 together with his wife he went to Finland and then, to France.

1906 studied at Stroganov Central School of Technical Drawing un­der guidance of K. Korovin.

1906-1912 St. Petersburg Academy of Arts under D. Kardovsky.

1913-1914 after graduating from the Academy, he was awarded by the Society for the Encouragement of Young Artists with a trip to Italy. There he worked with Alexander Yakovlev.

1918 designed Richard Wagner’s  opera ‘Das Rheingold’ staged at the People’s Theatre.

1918 at the Academy of Arts he headed the Painting Workshop and taught painting at the Architecture Department.

1919 together with his wife he went to Finland and then, to France.

1921-1935 Shukhaev lived and worked in Paris, where, together with A. Yakovlev, he opened a school of drawing and painting (1921-1930); He taught at the Russian Art-Industrial Institute (1926-1930) and Art School (1929-1930) in Paris; He participated in preparation of the exhibition of the ‘Mir Iskusstva’ Parisian group and other ex­hibitions of the Russian Art. As an artist, Shukhaev collaborated with N. Baliev’s immigrant theatre ‘The Bat,’ theatre ‘Balaganchik,’ and the Russian Private Opera. He was a production designer of ballet ‘Semiramida,’ worked as a film production designer, and designed costumes for the film ‘Carmen.’

Shukhaev created monumental paintings (together with A. Yakov­lev, paintings of the Felix Yusupov Palace concert hall, Boulogne) and book graphic design.

1921-1935 travelled to Italy, Spain, North Africa.

1932 worked in Morocco, designed a pasha villa in Casablanca and hotels in Rabbah; made 37 sketch paintings on Moroccan motifs. Based on these sketches he made a series of works on Morocco in 1960s. In 1930s he participated in international exhibitions in Eu­rope and the United States

 

1935 Shukhaev received an invitation from the Soviet Union Acad­emy of Arts and returned to his homeland. He worked as a teacher, theatre production designer and book illustrator.

1937 he and his wife were arrested and exiled to Magadan. For three years he worked as a woodcutter and then, as a painter and decorator at the Magadan House of Culture. In 1945 Shukhaev was released and was banned to live in 16 cities of the Soviet Union. For two years after the release, he could not leave Magadan due to lack of resources.

1947 settled and worked in Tbilisi.

1948 was arrested again for a short period.

1948-1973 Shukhaev was a teacher at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts and from 1963 was a professor there.

Shukhaev first worked at the Tbilisi A. Griboedov Russian Drama Theatre, and then at the Kote Marjanishvili State Drama Theatre.

1949-1951 painted portraits of Georgian public figures.

Solo Exhibitions:

1921 – Galerie Barbazanges, Paris, France.

1929 – Galerie d’Art Kodak, Brussels, Belgium.

1929 – Macquarie Galleries, Sydney, Australia.

1929 – Galerie Vladimir Girchman, Paris, France.

1936 – Russian Union of Fine Arts Workers Cooperatives, Moscow, Russia.

1936 – Exhibition hall of the Academy of Arts, Leningrad, Russia.

1954 – Georgian USSR Union of Artists, Tbilisi, Georgia.

1958 – USSR Union of Artists, Moscow, Russia.

1962 – The National Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.

1963 – Leningrad Branch of the RSFSR Union of Artists (LOSKH), Leningrad, Russia.

1968 – Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Tbilisi, Georgia.

1977 – State Museum of Oriental Art, Moscow, Russia.

1978 – Museum of Fine Arts, Tbilisi, Georgia.

1987 – Regional Art Museum, Donetsk, Ukraine.

1988 – State Russian Museum, Leningrad, Russia.

1988 – Museum of Fine Arts, Tbilisi, Georgia.

1988 – The National Gallery, Yerevan, Armenia.

2008 – Kopala Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2014 – Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia.

Group Exhibitions:

1960 – Participant of the various union and international exhibitions.

2007 – ‘Elene Akhvlediani and Vasily Shukhaev,’ Elene Akhvlediani House-Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2008 – ‘The XX Century – Starting Space,’ Georgian Modernism from Private Collections, Baia Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2010 – ‘The Twentieth Century Georgian Painting from the Private Collections and Contemporary Artists,’ Baia Gallery, Tbilisi Georgia.

2017 – ‘Rarity,’ Baia Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2018 – ‘Collector,’ Silk Factory Studio, Baia Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2019 – ‘Expo 1919–2019,’ Baia Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2020 – ‘Kirill Zdanevich and His Era,’ Baia Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2020, 2021 – ‘Art Expo XX-XXI.’ Baia Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.

2021- 2022 – ‘Elene Akhvlediani and Her Era,’ Baia Gallery, Tbilisi, Georgia.

Vasily Shukhaev (1887 – 1973) A Retrospective. Exhibition Catalogue. 2014

 

 

Василий Иванович Шухаев.Издательство _Художник РСФСР_. Ленинград, 1972