"ARKA" art-gallery
Sanct-Petersburg

Vladimir Krants (1913 - 2003)

  Vladimir Krants was born on February 17, 1913 in Mozdok, the North Caucasus. In 1940 he graduated to the architectural faculty of the Leningrad Civil Engineering Institute. In 1941 Krantz was drafted into the Red Army and took part in the second world war of the Soviet people against Nazi Germany and its allies. After the war, Krantz returned to his work in the Painting and Design Group of Enterprises in Leningrad and perfected his art at the studio of the known Leningrad artist and art educator Samuil Nevelshtein.Participates in exhibitions since 1957. Member of the Leningrad Union of Artists since 1972. He painted landscapes, genre paintings, still-lifes. Personal exhibitions in Leningrad (1964,1977,1991), Petersburg (1992, 1995, 2002). The works of Vladimir Krants are in museums and private collections in Russia, the USA, Japan, Germany and other countries.

Vladimir Krants. July. Oil on cardboard, 50х70. 1984