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Mihail Chemiakin

Biography

  MIHAIL CHEMIAKIN

  Born in 1943 in Moscow.

  Grew up in East Germany, where his

  father was a governor of several towns.

  From 1957 to 1971 lived in Leningrad.

  Studied at the Repin Art School in Leningrad. Left 

  the school  because of the ideological discrepancy;

  continued his self-education copying old masters

  in State Hermitage Museum.

  He had six exhibitions in USSR; all of them were

  arrested and lasted only 2 days.

  In 1971 was expelled from the USSR.

  Lives and works in New York.

  Participated in over 500 exhibitions all over the world.

  Honorary Doctor of 5 universities.

  The artist’s works can be found in many

  countries of the world, in private collections and museums, including:

  The Metropolitan Museum (New York), The State Russian Museum,

  The State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow).

  Has been working with “Alla Bulyanskaya Gallery” since 1995.

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