"ARKA" art-gallery

Alexander Tatarenko (1925 - 2000)

 Alexander Tatarenko was born on October 5, 1925 in Ochakov, Ukraine. In 1942-1945 Tatrenko took part in the Great Patriotic Waк and was wounded.Then he was mobilized in the fleet untill 1950. He was awarded many military orders and medals. In 1955 he graduated from the Leningrad Municipal School named after V. I. Mukhina, the workshop of Alexander Kazantsev. He studied with Stepan Prividentsev, Ivan Stepashkin, Peter Buchkin, Cyril Johansen. Participated in exhibitions since 1960. Member of the Leningrad Union of Artists since 1955. He painted city and landscape landscapes, portraits, genre compositions, etudes from nature. Personal exhibitions in Leningrad (1962, 1981), Odessa (1963, 1982), Lviv (1983). In 1989-1992, the artist's works were successfully presented at exhibitions and auctions of Russian painting L'Ecole de Leningrad in France. The works are in museums and private collections in Russia, France, Britain, the USA and other countries.

Alexander Tatarenko. Kazan Cathedral in Leningrad. Oil on cardboard,15х20. 1982
Alexander Tatarenko. On the Moyka in the Winter. Oil on cardboard, 14,5х23. 1987
Alexander Tatarenko. On the Moyka in Leningrad. Oil on cardboard, 15х20. 1978
Alexander Tatarenko. Odessa Ship Cemetry. Oil on canvas, 41х50. 1953
Alexander Tatarenko. Sea is calling. Oil on cardboard,  70х50. 1955