Soviet Russian painter. People’s Artist of the USSR.
Peter Pavlovich Ossovsky was born on May 18, 1925 in the village of. Malaya Viska of the Kirovograd region. In 1950 he graduated from the Moscow State Art Institute. IN AND. Surikov on the workshop of Professor S.V. Gerasimova. Since 1956 – P.P. Ossovsky member of the Union of Artists of the USSR. He became one of the founders of the “severe style” – a trend that appeared in the domestic art in the early 1960s. Then in the article-review of the exhibition “Soviet Russia” (1960), the famous art critic AA Kamensky was the first to use the term “severe style” as applied to the work of P.P. Ossovsky Three Generations (1959), which caused a lot of contradictory responses. In 1970 he was awarded the title “Honored Artist of the RSFSR”. Solo exhibitions of O. P. O. They were held in Moscow (1964, 1978, 1983, 1985, 1996), St. Petersburg (2006), Poland (1965), Italy (1966), Czech Republic (1975), Finland (1984), Germany (1987), Spain (1992 ). People’s Artist of the USSR. Full member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR. He was awarded the Silver Medal of the Academy of Arts of the USSR. His works are kept in the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Russian Museum, and other major art museums of the former USSR.