Aleksei Kravchenko

Кравченко, Алексей Ильич

Graphic artist, painter, designer

Born Pokrovskaia (Saratov), 11 February 1889

Died Nikolina Gora (Zvenigorod), 31 May 1940

 

Until 1900, Kravchenko studied at the Saratov Theological School. From 1904 to 1910 he studied in Moscow Under K. Korovin, V.Serov and A. Vasnetsov. In 1914 he studied linocut under I. Pavlov. From 1918 to 1922 he worked in Saratov at the Saratov Svomas and was dean of its graphic faculty. In 1922 he returned to Moscow. In the same year he was elected a member of the Academy of Artistic Sciences. In 1925-1926 he travelled to Italy and France. In 1929, he visited New York on a business trip VOKS for organizing the art department of the USSR pavilion at the international exhibition of the art industry. In the 1930's he widely travelled through the Soviet Union and visited a number of industrial construction projects. He worked primarily as a graphic artist (etchings, woodcuts, linocuts). As a painter he did mainly  landscapes and portraits.

 

1914

 

1918

 

1923

 

 

1925

 

1928

 

 

1930

 

1932

 

1935-36

 

 

1946

 

1969

 

1977

 

 

2008