Paintings on canvas by Valentin Bernadsky
Bernadsky Valentin Danilovich Born in 1917 on 13th of January. Honored Artist of Ukraine. The only one who was awarded two honorary titles of the People's Artist of Ukraine and the Russian Federation, as well as an honorary academician of the Russian Academy of Arts. In 1940 he entered the Leningrad Institute of art, sculpture and architecture in the workshop of Boris Johanson. In 1942, with other students of the faculty, he was evacuated to Samarkand, where he was called into the army. Until 1945 he was on active service, and after demobilization he continued his studies. In 1950 he graduated from the Leningrad Institute of art, sculpture and architecture. In 1950-1952 he was teaching at the Crimean Art College. in the name of N.S. Samokish. In 1958 he became a member of the Union of Artists of Ukraine. The diversity of the Crimean nature inspired the artist to create paintings with a sense of its variability, with striking coloristic transitions and the play of sunlight. The most important in his art is the aesthetic perception of life, which he tries to convey through color and flexibility. He was creating plein-air painting, completely surrendering to its beauty. Valentin Bernadsky vividly conveys images, constantly striving for picturesque expressiveness. In 2003, he held a solo exhibition at the Tretyakov Gallery. Most of the time he lived and worked in Simferopol. He died in September 2011.
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