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Anikeev Mikhail Korneevich

Anikeev Mikhail Korneevich. Painter. He was born on March 14, 1925 in the village of Nizovaya, Tambov region. In 1950 he graduated from the Chisinau higher art school (Chisinau, Moldova). In 1956 he graduated from the Moscow state art Institute. V. I. Surikova, Department of easel painting. Teachers: prof. p. Malkov and P. p. Korolev the Beginning of creative work since 1950. He works in the genres of portrait, landscape, still life, story and abstract composition. in unique graphics (watercolor, pastel, drawing, mixed media), in monumental art (painting, stained glass sgraffito, ceramics, chamotte mosaic metal) and in sculpture of small forms.

The theme of the artist’s works is diverse. He created a number of works on military, historical themes, art. Tina about the life, work and life of his contemporaries, he sings of childhood, sun, joy, beauty. The best works — about 100 paintings, drawings, monumental art — are listed in the “world art encyclopedia of all time”, published in Leipzig in 1988. Member of the Union of artists of Russia since 1958. Honored artist of Russia (1965). Honorary citizen of the city of Balashikha in 1998. Honorary academician Of the Academy of forecasting and modeling since 1997.

Since 1960-engaged in social activities in the MOOSH. 1960-1968 – member of the Presidium of the MOOC. He was also repeatedly elected to the Board of the MOOCH, appointed Chairman member of the art councils of the MOOCH, a member of art exhibitions. 1965-founder of the art gallery and Museum of local history of Balashikha, Moscow region. 1962-member of the all-Russian society “Knowledge”. 1998-founder and head of the school of plastic art in Balashikha.

Permanent participant of all-Union, all-Russian, foreign, academic, zonal, international art exhibitions. Among them: Republican exhibition (Chisinau, 1950), all-Russian exhibition of works of artists (Vorkuta. 1955), all-Russian art exhibition in the halls of the USSR Academy of arts (Moscow, 1955), all-Union exhibition of diploma works (USSR Academy of arts, Moscow. 1956), exhibition of works by young artists of Moscow and the Moscow region (1957)’ all-Russian exhibition dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the Great October (1957)’ all-Union exhibition dedicated to the International festival of students and youth (1957), all-Union exhibition ‘ dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the Komsomol (1958), zonal art exhibitions “in uniform” (1964. 1967), all-Union exhibition to the 50 anniversary of the Armed forces of the USSR (1968), the anniversary exhibition “20 years of the MOOSKH” (1968), international exhibition (Czechoslovakia, 1968), Republican exhibition devoted to 50-th anniversary of Komsomol (Leningrad, 1968), zonal exhibition “Center. Northern regions” (1969)’ Republican art exhibition (1969), anniversary exhibition “25 years of moosh” (USSR Academy of arts, Moscow 1972), zonal exhibition of works of artists of the Central regions of Russia (1974), all-Union competitive exhibition (1974), exhibition of works of artists of Moscow region in Leningrad (1974, 1976), international art exhibition in Czechoslovakia (1975), anniversary exhibition “30 years of MOOSH” (1977), all-Union exhibition “We build communism” ( Alma-ATA, 1979), Republican exhibition “monuments of architecture” (Yaroslavl, 1979), all-Union EXHIBITION “WE BUILD BAM” (1980), all-Union exhibition dedicated to the development of virgin lands (Alma-ATA, 1980), all-Union exhibition of watercolors (1981), all-Union exhibition to the 40th anniversary of the Victory near Moscow (1981), all-Russian mobile exhibition “65 years of the Soviet Army” (1982), all-Russian art exhibition (Tselinograd’ 1983), exhibitions of works by Russian artists in Japan (1992-1995), Korea (1992), UK (1994), France (1993), all-Russian art exhibitions “dedicated to the Defenders of the Fatherland” victory day in WWII. (1995′ 2000), regional jubilee exhibition “50 years of the MOOSKH” (1996), exhibition of Academy of arts of Russia (1997), VIII exhibition of works by artists of Central regions of Russia (1997), Republican exhibition “Russia-|X” (1999), all-Russian exhibition “Boldino autumn”, devoted to 200 anniversary of A. S. Pushkin all-Russia exhibition “to Your Name”, dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Nativity (2000).

Solo exhibitions: in Balashikha (annual since 1950), in Smolensk (1962, 1968), in Tambov (1962, 1964, 1972, 1983), in Ryazan (1962, 1972), in Michurinsk(1962′ 1964, 1972, 1983), in Penza (1962, 1964, 1972, 1983), in Moscow (1978, 1983, 1985, 1995- 200 in the CHA, the Palace of congresses, the Federation Council of Russia, the interior Ministry, the Council of Ministers of Russia, the peace Committee, The Academy of the interior Ministry of Russia), the cities of Germany (2000).

Main works: “parting”, “the Name of the revolution”, “miner’s soul”, “soldiers of the revolution”, “Komsomol”, “smelters Paul and Peter Ananyev”, “youth”, “tractor”, “mechanic Karasev”, triptych “for the power of the people” (“mother “steps of the revolution”, “3emlya”), “my neighbors Baba Fields and uncle Fedya”, “soldiers”, “Eternal”, “willow”, “New home”, “Girl on carpet”, “Girl with a Stroller”, “student Misha Anikeev”, “Biochemists”, “Guitarist on the Balcony”, “Gulya”, “artist and space”, triptych “in the name of the Motherland” (“War”, “mother”, “love”) “Children of Adam”, “in the village of Rechitsa”, “sculptor N. Selivanov”, “Russian”, “Geranium”, a series of “Children of the sun and the earth”, more than 200 works created in watercolor techniques, pastels, including a series of watercolors of “Landscapes of suburbs”, dedicated to the city of Balashikha, the cycle of works on the theme of “Mother and child” decorative sculpture in the interior of the baths in Balashikha (fireclay, mosaic), the exterior of a public telephone station of Balashikha city, chasing “the Symbol” (stainless steel), 12 ceramic compositions on the theme of “Motherhood” in the interior of the wedding hall of the restaurant “rainbow” in Balashikha, integrated design of exterior sports fields in Balashikha on “Anthem of youth” (relief, mosaic, sgraffito), stained glass for interiors of different public values in Balashikha, ceiling painting (encaustic) in the interior of the drama theater in Chisinau (Moldova), ceiling painting on the theme “Youth of the country” in the interior of the village of Oblique Mountain (Tula region). His works are in 43 museums and galleries in Russia and CIS countries, including the Museum of the revolution (Museum of modern history) in Moscow, in the art galleries of Penza,Krasnoyarsk, Tambov, Dolgoprudny, Vladimir, Kokchetav, Bender ( Moldova), in the historical and art museums near Moscow (Istra, Zvenigorod), in the museums of Komsomolsk-on-Amur,Vorkuta, Lipetsk, Sochi, Chekhov,Vladimir, port of Nakhodka, Khabarovsk,port Vladimir(Karelia), Mineralnye Vody (Stavropol Krai), Kamynin (Volgograd Oblast), Salekhard (Tyumen oblast), cities of Palaga (Kamchatka),Shushenskoye (Krasnoyarsk Krai), Stavropol, Balashikha, in the Museum of horse breeding( Moscow), in the Museum of architecture and construction (Moscow), in the Pushkin Museum (Chisinau, Moldova) in the art museums of Smolensk, Tomsk, Slutsk, (Belarus) in the art museums. Mikhail Sholokhov (Veshenskaya, Rostov region) in the Metropolitan Museum of art (Chisinau), in the less-fine art (Almaty, Kazakhstan), at the art Museum of the Rooster (chickens, Moscow region), the Museum of Balashikha linear-mechanical plant in Dagestan Museum of fine arts, in private collections in South Africa, Japan, USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Portugal, Turkey, Iceland, Greece, China, Italy, Spain, UK, Poland, Bulgaria, France, Yugoslavia, Austria, Egypt, Israel, Mexico, Russia, Ukraine, Cyprus.

A veteran of the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945, the disabled world war II. He fought on the 2nd Ukrainian front. He was awarded the order of the Patriotic war of the 2nd degree (1946), medals “for the victory over Germany” (1945), medal “P K. Zhukov” (1996), jubilee medals. He was awarded the diploma of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR (1965), the medal “Veteran of labor” (1978), the medal “in memory of the 850th anniversary of Moscow” (1997), the diploma of the Russian Academy of arts for merits in art (1997). In 1997, the international organization “Art of the peoples of the world” awarded the honorary title of “forerunner and master of art of the twentieth century.”

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