Location: Russian Federation
Ivan Filichev was born in Bezhitsa of Bryansk region, Russia, in 1937.
1952-1957 - Yelets Fine Art College, the teacher Viktor S. Sorokin.
1957-1963 - Kharkov Fine Art-Industrial Institute, the battle art-studio of Leonid Chernov.
Lives and works in Kemerovo, Russia. The member of the Artists' Union of Russia since 1972.
A honored Artist of Russia. A participant of international, all-union, republican, siberian, regional and local Art Exhibitions since 1961.
The works are in museums of Russia, Ukraine, Great Britain, in private collections of many countries.
The article about Ivan Filichev can be found in “Allgemeinis Kuenstler Lexikon. Die Bildenden Kuenstler aller Zeiten und Voelker”, Band 39. K. G. Saur, Muenchen-Leipzig 2003
His first passion in Art was the Itinerants (a late 19th-century Russian school of realist painters). Mikhail Vrubel, Konstantin Korovin influenced his early art. All his life, old Russian Art and painting of Andrey Rublyov, Feofan Grek, Russian icon, as well the Art of Renaissance were the part of his soul and inspired him a lot. El Greco made a special influence on him. He copied his “Saints Peter and Paul” in Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia. Among favorites are Russian Soviet avant-garde, namely Bubnovy Valet, as well impressionism, fauvism (Sezanne, Matisse).
The principle of painting – color without whitewash or its minimum in use.
This period embraces last four decades of xx-th century.
1958 oil on cardboard 16 cm х 24 cm
1961 oil on cardboard 35 cm х 25 cm
1962 oil on cardboard 35 cm х 25 cm
1964 oil on canvas 130 cm x 105 cm
1965 oil on cardboard 17,2 cm х 12,5 cm
1968 oil on canvas 105 cm x 150 cm
1971 oil on cardboard 49 cm х 38 cm
1972 oil on canvas 117 cm х 100 cm
1974 Pastel on Paper 36 cm х 47 cm
1975 oil on cardboard 50 cm х 70 cm
1976 Watercolors on Paper 18,5 cm х 11,5 cm
1977 oil on canvas 70 cm х 60 cm
1978 Watercolors on Paper 50 cm х 37 cm
1979 oil on canvas 150 cm х 105 cm
1982 oil on canvas 150 cm х 200 cm
1983 Watercolors on Paper 37,5 cm х 40 cm
1984 Watercolors on Paper 36 cm х 48 cm
1985 oil on canvas 120 cm х 100 cm
1986 oil on canvas 100 cm х 100 cm
1987 oil on canvas 105 cm х 100 cm
1988 oil on cardboard 48 cm х 50 cm
1989 oil on canvas 69 cm х 77 cm
1990 oil on canvas 140 cm х 160 cm
1990 oil on cardboard 49 cm х 50 cm
1991 oil on canvas 67 cm х 77 cm
1992 oil on cardboard 22 cm х 25 cm
1993 oil on canvas 50 cm х 45 cm
1994 oil on canvas 48 cm х 47 cm
Some works created in this century are in this album.
2001 oil on canvas 45,5 cm х 50,5 cm
2002, oil on cardboard, 44x50cm The work is in USA
oil on canvas, 2003, 100x90cm
Oil on canvas, 2004, 46x50cm
2005, oil on canvas, 67х77
2006, oil on canvas, 95 х100 cm
2007, oil on canvas, 67x77 cm
2008, oil on cardboard, 45х50 cm
2009, oil on cardboard, 35х38 cm
2010, oil on canvas, 47х48 cm
2012, oil on cardboard, 24x30 cm