"ARKA" art-gallery
Sanct-Petersburg

Rostislav Vovkushevsky (1917 - 2000)

  Rostislav Vovkushevsky was born on February 22, 1917 in Petrograd. In 1949 Rostislav Vovkushevsky graduated from the Institute of Fine Arts named after I. Repin (workshop of Victor Oreshnikov). He was engaged in Pavel Shchillingovsky, Ivan Bilibin, Konstantin Rudakov, Leonid Ovsyannikov.  Member of the Great Patriotic, he was wounded and received military awards. He has participated in exhibitions since 1949. Member of the Leningrad Union of Artists since 1949. In 1949–1959 years Rostislav Vovkushevsky taught painting and drawing at the Leningrad Higher School of Industrial Art named after Vera Mukhina. He painted still-lifes, portraits, landscapes, genre compositions, worked in the technique of easel and monumental painting. Personal exhibition in St. Petersburg (1995). Works by Rostislav Vovkushevsky are in the State Russian Museum, in museums and private collections in Russia, France, Germany, the USA and in other countries.
 
Rostislav Vovkushevsky. Still-life with Coffee-mill. Oil on canvas, 81х87. 1991
Rostislav Vovkushevsky. Still-life with Lemon. Oil on canvas, 79,5х89,5. 1980
Rostislav Vovkushevsky. Still-life with Yellow Material. Oil on canvas, 80,5х95,5. 1981
Rostislav Vovkushevsky. Tulips. Oil on canvas, 75х90. 1991
Rostislav Vovkushevsky. A Girl in Lilac. Oil on canvas, 113,5х78,5. 1958
Rostislav Vovkushevsky. Blue and Red. Oil on canvas, 80х60. 1991
Rostislav Vovkushevsky. Still-life with Yellow Material. Oil on canvas, 80х60. 1991
Rostislav Vovkushevsky. Girl and Bird. Oil on canvas, 94х78. 1986
Rostislav Vovkushevsky. Old Novgorod. Oil on canvas, 90х75. 1976