- Konstantin Yuon
Konstantin Fyodorovich Yuon or Juon ( _ru. Константин Фёдорович Юон OldStyleDate|October 24|1875|October 12 -
April 11 1958) was a noted Russian painter and theatre designer associated with the Mir Iskusstva. Later, he co-founded the Union of Russian Artistsand the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia.
Yuon was born in Moscow to a family of a banking clerk of Swiss-Russian origin. His brother
Paul Juonwas a notable composer.
From 1892 to 1898 he studied at the
Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecturewhere Konstantin Savitskyand Konstantin Korovinwere among his distinguished teachers. After graduating from the Moscow Art School he took private lessons from Valentin Serov(1898-1900). During several trips to Western Europe he became acquainted with the cityscapes of Camille Pissarroand other Impressionists, but retained his own distinctive style.
In 1900 he opened the first private painting and drawing school in Moscow. Later he taught in Leningrad Academy of Arts and the Surikov Art Institute in
Moscow. His studio in Moscowwas widely used by other painters. He designed sets for plays at the Moscow Art Theatreand the Maly Theater, becoming the official designer for this theater in 1945 - 1947. He also contributed sets for operas.
In the Soviet era, Yuon was the director of the Research Institute of the Academy of Arts (1948-1950) and the First Secretary of the
Union of Soviet Artists(1956-1958). He won a Stalin Prize(1943), received the Order of Leninand other orders and medals. He died in Moscowon April 11 1958.
Konstantin Yuon started as an
Impressionistlandscape and genre painter with a Symbolist note. The most Symbolist of his works are the cycle of engravings "Creation of the World" on the theme of Genesis(1908-1912) and the painting "New Planet" that shows the October Revolutionas a Cosmic Catastrophe.
Among the impressionist landscapes are "The Tverskoy Boulevard" and "To the Trinity" (both from 1903). Later he toyed with the ideas of
lyrical landscapemixed with the imitations of Palekh miniatureand Iconarts. To the end of his life he became a strict social realismartist, producing paintings like "Parade on the Red Squareon November 7 1941".
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