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Andrei Andreevich Tutunov (Moscow 1928)

Andrei Andreevich Tutunov studied in the Moscow State Artistic School, where he was taught by by V.V. Pochitalov (1941 –1948), and in the Surikov Artistic Institute (1949 - 1954), taught by M.I. Kurilko, V.G. Tsyplakov. He has lived in Pereyaslavl Zalesski (1960-61), and now lives and works in Moscow.

He began exhibiting in 1953. In the 1980s, he turned to religious themes, and is known for his landscapes, depictions of provincial towns, and genre scenes. Since 1960, he has taught in an artistic studio. Solo exhibitions of his work have been held in Moscow in 1972, 1977, 1982, 1987. In 1977 he was awarded the rank of Honoured Artist of RSFSR (the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic), and became a full member of the Russian Academy of Arts in 2000.

Collections

Work by Tutunov are held by the Tretyakov State Gallery, amongst others.