Krivoruchko, Vasili Pavlovich


Vasili Pavlovich Krivoruchko was born in 1919 in the village of Novo-Peschanoye (Burlinsky Region, Altai territory). He moved to Donetsk in 1926 and attended the art school at the Donetsk House of Culture for Miners.

From 1935 to 1939 he joined the Soviet army and went to fight in World War II in Berlin. Upon his return, he moved to Voronezh. He became a member of the Artists’ Union of Russia in 1952.

A fan of seascapes, Krivoruchko took trips between 1963 and 1964 to the sea of Asov and to the Baltic, White, and Barents Seas. The year after he returned, Krivoruchko had his first one-man show in Voronezh. Two other one-man shows followed there, in 1975 and 1977.

Museums representing Krivoruchko’s art include:

  • The Voronezh Museum of Fine Arts
  • The Museum of Regional Studies
  • The Memorial House of J. S. Nikitin
  • The Art Gallery of the village of Manino (Voronezh Region)
  • The Novosibirsk Art Museum

Important exhibitions include:

  • 1935, 1936: Regional Exhibition of Amateur Artists; Kharkov.
  • 1947, 1950: Regional Art Exhibition; Uzhgorod.
  • 1949, 1952, 1962, 1964: Republican Art Exhibition; Moscow.
  • 1950: All-Union Traveling Exhibition of Drawings; Moscow.
  • 1952, 1958: Regional Art Exhibition; Voronezh.
  • 1955: Inter-Regional Art Exhibition; Voronezh.
  • 1964, 1984: Zone Art Exhibition ‘The Land of Chernozem’; Voronezh.
  • 1965, 1975, 1977: One-man Exhibition; Voronezh.
  • 1967-1970: Zone Art Exhibition ‘The Land of Chernozem’; Kursk.
  • 1977: Artists of Voronezh dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Great October Revolution; Voronezh.
  • 1977: 2nd Exhibition of Drawings of Voronezh Artists; Voronezh

Krivoruchko was married to artist Kseniya Uspenskaya. He died in 1994.


Kolsky Peninsula

Kolsky Peninsula
Painting: Oil on Canvas
14″ × 20 1/4″

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  • Birches (sold)
  • Church (sold)
  • City Landscape (sold)
  • Donetsk. Place of my Childhood
  • Flowering Meadow (sold)
  • In a Boat (sold)
  • Mining Village
  • Moscow Public Garden (sold)
  • Power Station
  • Six Hundred Year Old Oak (sold)
  • Sketch of a Young Woman (sold)
  • Study (sold)
  • Tambov. In the City Park (sold)
  • View on the Left Bank (sold)