Vladimir Shagin

Шагин, Владимир Николаевич

Painter, graphic artist, musician

Born Leningrad, 18 February 1932

Died St. Petersburg, 11 April 1999


Shagin, father of Dmitrii Shagin, studied from 1946 to 1951 at the secondary Art School of the Leningrad Art Academy and from 1952 to 1954 at the Leningrad Tavricheskii Art College. He joined the Leningrad nonconformist artist with its informal leader Aleksandr Arefev. His painting were forbidden and he was under compulsary treatment in a psychiatric clinic.