Oleg P. Klyukin
(20.09.1929 – 21.08.2002)
Honored artist of Russia, was awarded the Honorary diploma of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the RSFSR for merits in the field of fine arts.
Born September 20, 1929 in the village of Vasilyovo (Chkalovsk) Nizhniy Novgorod province.
In 1946. enrolled in the Yaroslavl art college.
In 1949. transferred to Gorky art school, which graduated in 1951. The same year begins to participate in art exhibitions.
Since 1952. in 1965. He lived and worked in Grozny.
In 1957. in the delegation of the Chechen-Ingush AUTONOMOUS SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC was a participant in the World Youth Festival in Moscow
In 1960. was adopted by the members of the Union of artists of the USSR.
In 1965. transferred to the Moscow branch of Union of artists of RUSSIA and moved to live in Noginsk.
The last years of his life, Oleg Klyukin lived and worked for the Volga in the vicinity of the ancient Russian city of Gorodets, where he created a series of paintings on the theme of peasant, numerous landscapes and still lifes.
Oleg Kliukin is an artist with a wide range. He painted landscapes, paintings, portraits, and still lifes. In his canvases are luscious painting, an interesting composite decision.
Many of his paintings are in the mountains of Chechnya, Ingush villages on the shores of the Caspian Sea, in the city of Grozny, in the Moscow region and especially in the Volga region, in its skills are significant and are included in Museum Collections.
The paintings were exhibited at zonal, Republican and all-Union exhibitions in particular:
1. All Union exhibitions:
"Artists for children" (1967), "the glory of labour" (1976), "Strana Sovetov" (1987)
2. Republican exhibition
"Soviet Russia" (1960, 1965, 1975, 1980, 1985);
3. All-Russian exhibitions:
"My Play" (1977), "60 years Of October" (1977), "the 25-anniversary of the defeat of Nazi troops under Moscow» (1966)," home country "(1981)," defenders of Fatherland "(1990)," still life "(1973)," the Russian landscape "(Leningrad)," exhibition dedicated to the 850 anniversary of Moscow "(1997)," the inspiration "(1982)
4. Zone of the exhibition:
"A Soviet South" (1964), "in the line" (1969), "artists of the central regions of Russia" (1974), "the suburbs" (1980, 1984, 1996), "artists of Central Russia, Chernozemija and Nechernozemjia (1997)
Oleg Klyukin participated in exhibitions in Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria, Germany, France, the United States, Britain and other countries.
Reproductions of his works published in albums: "painting masters of the Russian Federation", "for the sake of life on Earth", "Edge of inspiration", and others.
The paintings of Oleg Klyukin are in art museums and galleries in Russia, including:
1. The Central Museum of the great patriotic war of 1941-1945. Moscow, Poklonnaya Gora;
2. The Novgorod historical and art museum-reserve;
3. The Belozersky historical and Art Museum.
In the art galleries. Tver, Ekaterinburg, coves, Krasnodar and Stavropol edges, Chuvash and other.
At the National Gallery of modern art, Glasgow (United Kingdom), in galleries and private collections in France, the United States, Great Britain, Italy, Hong Kong and other countries.
Story about the artist Oleg Klyukin is included in the American television movie "Face of Russia", launched in the United States Congress in 1998.