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Slyshchenko Victor Sergeevich

Slyshchenko Victor Sergeevich (1905–1991) - graphic artist, poster artist, cartoonist, lithographer. Representative of the Leningrad School, member of the Union of Artists of the USSR (1955). Born in St. Petersburg, he graduated from the art history department of the Faculty of History of Leningrad University and the Art and Industrial College.

During the war, the artist remained in the besieged Leningrad. September 9, together with the artist Nikolai Ignatiev, joined the artists (Boris Leo and Vladimir Galba) of the Leningrad branch of Okon TASS under the leadership of Israel Antselovich, director of the Leningrad TASS. He created propaganda posters: «Dasha bomb on the shoulder blade, Dasha bomb directly into the tub» (1941), «Aunt Dasha at the post. Fasting in the attic attic ... » 1941, «With a victory!» (1945).

Victor Slyshchenko is the author of a number of graphic works devoted to Leningrad. He worked in the techniques of lithography, etching, linocut; mostly over landscapes. Collaborated with the Children's State Publishing House.

From 1956 to 1962 he worked in the Battle Pencil creative association on political posters, usually anti-American («Dad and Kapa for a walk in the reserved lane» No. 41, 1957; «Union of Asian countries ... American, Asian» No. 111, 1957; «The more noise ... the more ringing» No. 112, 1957; «The career of an American deputy from ... the state» No. 138, 1958; «Why the fuss caught fire» No. 238, 1958).

The works of V. S. Slyshchenko are in the State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg, the State Memorial Museum of Defense and the Siege of Leningrad. National Library of Belarus, Chuvash State Art Museum.


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