Vladimir Dolgov was born under the sign of Aries in 1953 in Leningrad, exactly 100 years after the birth of Van Gogh. These two things - define the artist's life. Fire Aries and phantom Van Gogh lit palette "Russian Van Gogh's" end of the XX century.
The newspaper "Kurier Peter" wrote in 1998. about the painter:
"My masters critics called intelligent expressionism. Vladimir - very Russian painter. He opens the mysterious world, which is called "Russian soul.
" Aries color - red. In Russian, means - beautiful, soulful. " Difficult and tragic way "Russian Van Gogh." Close to him words of Van Gogh: "We, the artists of modern society, just broken blood vessels."
1971 -1979 years.
Vladimir graduated from St. Petersburg College of Architecture and Graphic Art Faculty Herzen Pedagogical University. Diploma thesis on art: "Paintings by Van Gogh museums in Moscow and the Hermitage.
" He studied under Professor Honored Artist L.Kabacheka, Doctor of Arts M.Germana. Participated in various exhibitions. Teaches painting in St. Petersburg.
1989 - 2012 years.
Comes in popularity. Five museums in the former Soviet Union to buy his paintings. 129 paintings buys U.S. resident - VE Smolkin. 30 paintings buys Dr. Iochim Muller,
the city of Trier, Germany. 10 masterpieces buys Mrs. Vicky Zaltsman, Toronto, Canada. Ms. Monica Link, a spokesman for the optical company "Carl Zeiss", Germany,
orders his portrait. Paintings by Vladimir exhibited together with paintings of famous Russian artists of XIX - XX centuries: Benoit , Lancer , Serebrjakovoj .
Since 1973. by 2012. "Russian Van Gogh," written about 6000 paintings.
1980 - The third exhibition teaches. thin. institutions of the USSR
in 1985 - an exhibition in Porkhov Museum, the Museum of Dostoevsky in Staraya Russa, 1987 - personal exhibition in "Aurora" and Biysk
89gg 1988 - personal exhibition of the Fund kulturyRossii, 1991-97 - personal exhibition in Trier, St. Petersburg
1998 to 2007 show in St. Petersburg, Artindekse, in Florence.
Museums: Bijskij local history museum, Maritime KG, KG Shushenskaya people, Khvalynskaya KG, Parkhomovskii Museum, Museum Porkhov, Gdovskii Museum.
Private collections: 10kartin a family meeting Gryzlov, 129kartin at V.E.Smolkina (USA), 40kartin at N.Paschenko (USA), 30kartin at J. Muller (Germany), 10kartin at V.Zaltsman (Canada).
In other collections: Spain, Finland, Germany, USA, Yugoslavia, the Philippines, Estonia, Uzbekistan.
The artist lives and works in St. Petersburg.