“Evenings on the Volga ”. Paingting of Vladimir Mizinov taken from the collection of Elena of Talyansky and Georgy Smirnov.

Vladimir Mizinov. “The girl with the cat” 1990

The exhibition of naïve artist Vladimir Mizinov will open in the Museum of Naive Art. His works are borrowed from the collections of Elena of Talyansky and Georgy Smirnov (Nizhny Novgorod).

Vladimir Fedorovich Mizinov (1946 -2018) was born in Nizhny Novgorod. He hadn't completed secondary education. Then he served in navy. For a long time, he had been working at the factory as an adjuster. But after having received an industrial injury he fired himself and started to work as a watchman in the river harbor. At that time, he started to paint. He created principally still-life paintings, portraits and rural landscapes. Soon the professional artists, collectors and fine art experts noticed his works.

Vladimir Mizinov
Sunday fishing.

 The expressive cats, still-life paintings with pineapples and watermelons, still-life paintings with fish and crayfish, resembling the primitive advertising signboards of the early 20th century, as well as landscapes and genre paintings the plots of which are associated with village lyrics in the artist's work will represent in the exposition. 

Personal exhibitions of Vladimir Mizinov were in Nizhny Novgorod and Moscow. The touring exhibit “Pushkin Images in the Works of Naive Artists of Russia” (1999) his works were in 9 cities of Russia and the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. He participated in several international exhibitions of naïve art INSITA in Bratislava (1994, 1997 и 2000). He was the participant of the Moscow International Festival of Naive Art and the Work of Outsiders “Festnaiv” (2004, 2007, 2010)

Vladimir Mizinov
The pulling regatta

The works of Mizinov are located in the collections of Russian’s museums and private collections in Russia and abroad.

21 February 2020 - 12 April 2020

Rosa Luxemburg str., 18 (Museum of Naive Art)

Adults: 150 RUB