Gleb Savinov

1915 -

Gleb Savinov was born in Natalievka, Ukraine. His father, Alexander Ivanovich Savinov, was a well-established artist and Gleb's first teacher.

He entered the Repin Institute studying there from 1934 to 1940 under A. Osmyorkin.

Gleb taught at the Repin Institute from 1945 to 1947 and then at the Mukhina Higher Art School from 1949.

He was a laureate of the First premium of the All-Union Art Exhibition of Degree Works for the painting "The youth of the poet M. Gorky" (1941).

Gleb was a constant participant of the All-Union art exhibitions since 1940.

He was named an Honored Artist of the Soviet Union in 1973.
Participated in the Exhibition of the Soviet Artists in Berlin (1971) and undertook a number of creative trips to Italy, France, Holland, Spain between 1973 and 1984.

Gleb was awarded the order of People's friendship in 1986.

His works are in the collections of the State Historical Museum (Moscow), the Science and Research Institute of the Academy of Arts, Historical museum in St.-Petersburg, the Central museum of the Armed forces (Moscow), in the Art Museums in Odessa, Ashabad, Pavlograd, Volgograd and in Pskov and Rostov-Yaroslavl Art Architecture Museums.

Gleb lived in Leningrad/St. Petersburg throughout his adult life.


Works by Gleb Savinov

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