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Sidorov, Valentin
1928
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b.1928
People’s Artist of the USSR (1988)
People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1979)
Member of the Russian Academy of Arts (1988)
Secretary of the Board of Russian Artists’ Union (1984-1987)
Chairman of the Russian Artists’ Union (1984-2008)
President of the International Confederation of the Artists’ Unions (1994)
Member of the International Association of Art - IAA AIAP UNESCO (2002)
Member of the Writers’ Union of Russia (2001)
Professor of Painting and Composition Departments at the Surikov Art Institute (1996)
Awarded: • Ilya Repin State Prize of the Russian Federation (1974)
• State Prize of the USSR (1984)
• State Prize of the Russian Federation (1997)
• Silver medal of the Academy of Arts (USSR, 1972)
• Gold medal of the Russian Academy of Arts (1996)
• Mikhail Sholokhov Prize (2000)

Valentin Sidorov took his first lessons at the art studio of the Pioneers’ Home where his teacher was Anatoly Mikhailov. Later he made studies at Moscow secondary art school, in the class of Mikhail Dobroserdov, Vasily Pochitalov, Michail Matorin. On finishing the art school Sidorov joined the Repin Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in Leningrad where his teachers were Pyotr Belousov, Rudolf Frents and Ivan Stepashkin.
1954 – Valentin Sidorov graduated from the Surikov Art Institute, the class of Pyotr Kotov, Fyodor Reshetnikov and Viktor Tsyplakov.
On graduation Sidorov became Professor of the Surikov Art Institute.
1960–1966 – Sidorov was chief executive of the Academy’s Dacha, resting home for artists.

Valentin Sidorov’s paintings can be found in the Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow), the Russian Museum (St. Petersburg), museums of Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic, Romania, Italy, Japan, France, UK, Germany, Jordan and China.

Exhibitions:

In 1951 Valentin Sidorov began to participate in public art exhibitions. He held personal exhibitions in Russia (Moscow, Omsk, Tambov, Lipetsk, Saransk, Ryazan), Ukraine (Kiev), Belorussia (Mogilev), Armenia (Erevan), Germany (Berlin). He also took part in group exhibitions in Venice, Poland, Romania and the Czech Republic.

Personal exhibitions:

The last personal exhibition of the artist:
13.11-14.12.2008 - The anniversary exhibition of Valentin Michailovich Sidorov (Moscow, the Tretyakov Gallery).


Sidorov, Valentin<br/>1928<div class=infogen>Early Morning. Wild Ducks Are Flying, 1987, 86х105, oil on cardboard</div><div class=infopub>Published in: «Romantic Realism. The Art Prima Gallery Collection» (2015), page 124;  «Image of Homeland»  (2007), page 148.<br/><span class='b-share' style='padding:1px 0px 1px 4px!important;'><a style='display:inline-block;' href='http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?s=100&p[title]=Sidorov, Valentin%20-%20Раннее утро. Утки летят&p[summary]=&p[url]=http://artprima.ru/en/artists/xxi/sidorov-valentin-mixajlovich.html%23p1&p[images][0]=http://artprima.ru/assets/images/paintings/sidorov/thumbs/thumb_46-03-06(1).jpg' target='_blank' onclick='return !window.open(this.href, 'Facebook', 'width=640,height=300')' ><span class='b-share-icon b-share-icon_facebook'></span></a></span><span id=ya_share0></span></div>Sidorov, Valentin<br/>1928<div class=infogen>Haymaking Season, 2005, 120х150, oil on canvas</div><div class=infopub>Published in: albums «Romantic Realism. The Art Prima Gallery Collection» (2015), page 125;  «Image of Homeland», page 149 (M-Scanrus, 2007 ); 'Valentin Sidorov', page 121 (Moscow; Russian Сontemporary artists, 2007)<br/><span class='b-share' style='padding:1px 0px 1px 4px!important;'><a style='display:inline-block;' href='http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?s=100&p[title]=Sidorov, Valentin%20-%20Пора сенокоса&p[summary]=&p[url]=http://artprima.ru/en/artists/xxi/sidorov-valentin-mixajlovich.html%23p2&p[images][0]=http://artprima.ru/assets/images/paintings/sidorov/thumbs/thumb_46-05-06.jpg' target='_blank' onclick='return !window.open(this.href, 'Facebook', 'width=640,height=300')' ><span class='b-share-icon b-share-icon_facebook'></span></a></span><span id=ya_share1></span></div>Sidorov, Valentin<br/>1928<div class=infogen>First Thaw, 1985, 80х114, oil on canvas</div><div class=infopub>Published in: аlbum «Romantic Realism. The Art Prima Gallery Collection» (2015), page 34.<br/><span class='b-share' style='padding:1px 0px 1px 4px!important;'><a style='display:inline-block;' href='http://www.facebook.com/sharer.php?s=100&p[title]=Sidorov, Valentin%20-%20Первые проталины&p[summary]=&p[url]=http://artprima.ru/en/artists/xxi/sidorov-valentin-mixajlovich.html%23p3&p[images][0]=http://artprima.ru/assets/images/paintings/sidorov/thumbs/thumb_46-02-06(1).jpg' target='_blank' onclick='return !window.open(this.href, 'Facebook', 'width=640,height=300')' ><span class='b-share-icon b-share-icon_facebook'></span></a></span><span id=ya_share2></span></div>

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Paintings (3)Sketches (0)
Early Morning. Wild Ducks Are Flying,
1987,
oil on cardboard,
86х105
Haymaking Season,
2005,
oil on canvas,
120х150
First Thaw,
1985,
oil on canvas,
80х114