Yaroslav Titov

1906 - 2000

Yaroslav Titov

Yaroslav Titov was born in Warsaw.

He went to school at the Zvenigorod Art School (lithography department), east of Moscow.

He went to school at the Zvenigorod Art School (lithography department). In the 1920's he moved to Moscow, where he studied at the famous VKhUTeMas under N. Kupreyanov. In the 1930's he studied at the Surikov Art Institute under Baksheev.

In the 1920s he was a member of the legendary group AKhRR (Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia Artists).

During the Second World War he served in Leningrad during the siege, and at the front near Voronezh. His impressions from the War are documented in a large number of sketches and smaller paintings.

He was a famous sportsman in the 1930's-1940's, playing in the Soviet national basketball team. His love for sports is reflected in his many masterful watercolours and oils, showing scenes from football, ice hockey, athletics and skiing.

His works are preserved at the collections of the major Russian art museums, including the Tretyakov Gallery and the Russian Museum.

 

Works by Yaroslav Titov

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Entrance to the Olympic Stadium in Munich