Soviet Russian painter. Member of the USSR. People’s Artist of the USSR. Corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Arts. Laureate of the State Prize of the Republic of Bashkortostan named after Salavat Yulaev. He was born in 1924, in the village of Krigousovo, Ivanovo region. He graduated from the Ufa art school (1945-1950), studied with A.E. Tulkina. Worked in the genre of landscape. The main theme of the works is Russia, the nature of the Urals. Domashnikov’s works are sonorous and colorful paintings that reflect the artist’s harmonious and sublimely emotional perception of the world. “Winter on the Outskirts” (1956. The Tretyakov Gallery) – the first significant work Domashnikova, opened the topic of the provincial urban outskirts. The lyrical beginning is determined by the emotional structure of the paintings “May Birch” (1960), “April birch” (1962, XM, Sevastopol), etc. In the late 60’s. Domashnikov’s interest in the monuments of ancient Russian architecture was manifested in a series of works on Novgorod and Pskov: Novgorod (1968, Bryansk Region Museum of Contemporary Fine Art, Pskov, Troitsky Cathedral (1968, MV Nesterov Memorial Museum), Pskov Region “(1970, Perm Art Gallery) In the middle of the 70s, the theme of Red Square was first heard in Domashnikov’s work:” On the Red Square “(1975-77, Perm Art Gallery),” View to the Red Square “(1975) , KhM named after MVNesterov), etc. Urals nature, picturesque corners of Bashkortostan, Ufa streets throughout the whole and attracted the artist: “August Ufa” (1968), “Kara-Idel” (1968-69, both in the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation), “Silence” (1990, KhM named after MV Nesterov), etc. Works Domashnikov was awarded the Salavat Yulaev Republican Prize in 1977. Laureate of the International Art Competition of the World Festival of Youth and Students in Moscow (1957, Moscow). silver medal), 1957 year. Awards: the Order of the Badge of Honor, 1967. Medal “For Labor Distinction”, 1955. Medal “For Valorous Labor”, 1970. B. Domashnikov is an honorable resident of the city of Ufa. Since 1953, a participant in exhibitions, since 1957, a permanent exhibitor of all-Union art exhibitions, since 1959 – foreign. He was awarded a silver medal for his work “Outskirts by the Evening” in 1957. Personal exhibitions were held in Ufa in 1953, 1963, 1978, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1995, 1999, 2000 in 1977 in Birsk; in 1985 in Moscow, 1989 in Magnitogorsk, in 1963 in Ufa, Leningrad and other cities of Russia. Author of landscapes, portraits, thematic paintings. The artist’s works are in the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, as well as in many regional museums.
Photo: Boris Domashnikov “Winter on the Outskirts” 1957
Photo: Boris Domashnikov “Evening Session” 1969
Photo: Boris Domashnikov “Stadium, Twilight” 1969
Photo: Boris Domashnikov “Bashkiria” from the funds of the Bashkir Art Museum. M.V. Nesterov.