Add to favorite
 

   

 George Loukomski


Born:   March 2 (14), 1884
Deceased:   March 25, 1952

Russian historian, art critic and artist

      

 

A descendant of the Loukomski princely dynasty and the brother of the genealogist V. K. Loukomski, he attended a private art schools in Kazan and then graduated from the Architecture Faculty of the Arts Academy. The artist traveled across the Western Europe, Russia and Ukraine to study ancient architecture. From 1908 he was a prolific contributor of art criticism articles in the journals Old Years, The Architect, Capital City and Estate, Apollo, etc.

George Loukomski’s main works are dedicated to architecture of the Russian cities, i.e. On Fine Architecture of the Province, Vologda in its Antiquity, Old St. Petersburg, Monuments of Russia’s Ancient Architecture, Modern Petrograd, Ancient Estates of the Kharkov Province, Tsarskoye Selo, and the like.

After the February Revolution the artist joined Special Committee on Arts. In 1918 he moved to Ukraine, and then migrated to Paris. George Loukomski went on his active work actively as an artist and art critic in the West. In particular, he had his books about the Russian architecture published: Russisches Porzellan, Russische Baukunst, etc.
 
The artist lived in London from 1940. George Loukomski died in Nice in 1952.


Tags: Russian Artists     








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
human rights in Russia  Russian science  Russian scientists  Republic of Tatarstan  Philip Treacy  Russian tourists  St. Petersburg  Alisher Usmanov  Tomsk  marriage  Russian business  Russian Animation  Skiing Tunnel   Vladimir Vysotsky  Roscomnadzor  Exhibitions in Moscow  Treasures  Nizhny Novgorod Region  Russian theatres  Russia-U.S.  Naked Heart Foundation  Miass  Russian economy  Bashneft  Lorenso Lotto  Russian diplomats   Oriental Arts Museum  physics  Space Exploration  TNK-BP  Vologda  Silver Patination  Bolshoi Theatre  Brass Music  Russian oil  Gazprom  Irina Starykh  Russian Cinema  Day of Sobriety  Timashevsk  Russian winter  Pavel Chistyakov  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Festivals  Irkutsk  Pussy Riot case  Russian tourism  Alfa-Bank  Ataman  Moscow 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites