Golub’, Petr Semenovich
Born 1913, Orsha, Russian Empire (Belarus); died 1953, Moscow, USSR
Petr Golub' attended the Moscow Institute of Fine Arts and graduated in 1938. His final work there was a large painting executed in gouache, The Dance of the Collective Farm Workers. Upon graduation, he permanently settled in Moscow. In 1944, he began to professionally participate in exhibitions; the first of such took place in Orenburg. He worked mainly as a poster artist but contributed illustrations as well to the journal Ogonek [Flame] (1947-1948) and he also produced a number of portraits. He became a member of the Communist Party in 1943.
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plakaty.ru (dates of birth and death)
tramvaiiskusstv.ru (bio, Golub')