Nikolay Gorlov is a creator of virtuosic, full-colored still lives and landscapes. In 1938–1942 , he studied at the Surikov’s Art Institute in Moscow in the workshops of B . Ioganson, S.Gerasimov, I. Grabar’. His diploma work was “Conquest of the Zimniy Palace”. In 1963 his first personal exhibition took place in Omsk. Since then Gorlov became a regular participant in city, republican and national exhibitions. He created a number of well-known landscapes, such as “Sand pit” 1936, “Hot day” 1938, “Russian winter” 1954 and others. In 1950s and 1960s Gorlov was mainly interested in historical and revolutionary genres. He gained his official recognition for his works on the history and revolution topic, such as: “Zimny is Seized” (1947), “Hostile Whirlwinds” (1961), and “For the Power of Soviets” (1967). In 1960s the artist mainly specialized in portraits, creating series of paintings depicting Russian classic writers Alexander Pushkin, Anton Chekov and others. His works are housed in museums in Moscow and regional museums of the former USSR states.
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