Soviet Ukrainian painter. He was born in 1949 in Feodosia, graduated from the art school at the gallery of IK. Aivazovsky and Simferopol Art College. The author of amazing landscapes, dedicated to his native land, his. Falcon. He lived and worked in the Crimea, in particular, had his own house in the village. Falcon. The paintings of Gennady Derezhiev are permeated with the romance typical of Levitan, Serov, Vrubel. With simple subtle means, he conveys the disturbing beauty of nature, lifting the landscape to the level of a psychological genre. His light and clean landscapes Gennady Derezhdiev wrote two worn brushes, sometimes using a palette knife, having a very scarce palette of colors. Bypassing small, he created pictures of the museum level. To meet the work of Derejiev is a rarity. The fate of the artist was not easy. Creativity and biography of the Crimean artist Gennady Derezhiev still remains a legend. For a long time he lived and worked in the Crimea, and then moved to St. Petersburg. Since then, nothing is known about the artist. Works of the master occasionally fall on the auction sites and are in constant demand among collectors. The last sale – landscape “Feodosia” sold in 2014 for 2 000 USD.
Photo: Gennady Derejiev. “Moonlight night” . 1960 e