Aleksei K. Sokolov
Sokolov studied with Grabar and Oreshraikov at the Repin. From 1952-1968
he taught monumental painting at the Mukhiva School of Art.
In 1960 and 1961, he took a sabbatical to Paris. There he sold two landscapes
in the exhibit Picasso organized to support orphans of the Spanish War.
In 1968, he began
teaching in the monumental painting department at the Repin. He was
dean of the painting department from 1978-1983.
Sokolov was awarded the title Personage of Art by the Ministry of
Culture. He was also awarded Meritorious Art Worker of the Russian
Artist of Russian and Order of Merit for the Country, Class II.
has numerous works in museum collections across Russia and the City
Museum of Peking, China.
His works are in
numerous books including:
A Dictionary of Twentieth Century Russian and Soviet Painters
Tradition Rediscovered, The Finley Collection of Russian Art
Aleksei Sokolov 2004
Aleksei Sokolov 2005