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Painting evades words; it has its own language. Art cannot be explained and it doesn’t need to be understood; it should be felt
Belikov Vasily Matveevich
Born in Svishchevka, Tambov Province, Russia in 1922. Studied at the Astrakhan Art School between 1938 and 1941. Served in the armed forces as a sailor between 1941 and 1947, participating in the Second World War. After leaving the navy he continued his studies at the Penza Art School between 1947 and 1950.
Upon finishing art school he worked for the Penza branch of the Art Fund of Russia during which time he became their director. At the age of 40 he fell ill with tuberculosis, struggled against the illness for several years and eventually overcame it. Since when he devoted himself to creativity through his art.
He regularly attended summer residencies for creative art “Academicheskaya” where he became acquainted with many of the leading artists of the country. In 1975 he was accepted into the USSR Union of Artists.
His main creative expression was in landscapes and to a lesser degree, still life and portraits.
L'artista al lavoro
1982 Exhibition dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the artist Penza, Russia
1980 Zonal exhibition (10 regions of Russia) Bryansk, Russia
1979 Zonal exhibition (10 regions of Russia) Voronezh, Russia