Ioganson, Boris Vladimirovich or Johanson
Russian, 20th century, male.
Born 1893, in Moscow; died 1973, in Moscow.
Painter. Stage sets.
Boris Ioganson studied first with Petr Ivanovich Kelin before attending the institute of painting, sculpture and architecture in Moscow from 1912 to 1918
He is considered to be one of the most important representatives of Socialist Realism; the subjects and the style of his relatively few works conform to the directives of the official line. Ioganson also wrote on painting and designed a number of theatre sets. A member of the USSR Academy of Arts, he was its president ...