Michurinsk: The Artists' Union of the USSR, 1967. Publohser's wrappers. Item #530
Book measures: 20.5 x 14.5 cm. 8 pages. Text in Russian. One of 100 copies. Signed by the artist on the first page.
This art exhibition catalog, penned and signed by Sergey Georgievich Arkhipov, showcases the work of this esteemed Soviet painter and member of the Union of Artists of the USSR. Arkhipov's artistic endeavors predominantly focus on capturing the essence of Michurinsk and Tambov, reflecting the regions' unique character and cultural significance.
One of his notable contributions is the handwritten text "The Word about Igor's Regiment," highlighting his versatility as both an artist and a writer. Born, raised, and having spent his working life in Michurinsk, Arkhipov's deep connection to the city is evident in his works. His dedication to portraying the spirit of Michurinsk has earned him the honor of being named an Honorary Citizen of the city.
This catalog represents a comprehensive collection of Arkhipov's works, offering insight into his artistic journey and the profound influence his hometown had on his creative output. It serves not only as a tribute to his artistic legacy but also as a testament to the cultural richness of Michurinsk and Tambov, as seen through the eyes of a native artist.