Item NMC/1818 - Sculpture

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  • 1990 (Creation)

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1 item

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Large clay piece of abstract design suggesting a musician playing a classical guitar. Inscription on reverse reads, "Glasgow 7.10.90 V.Tsivin L.B."

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Vladimir  Aleksandrovich Tsivin was born in Lenningrad in 1949.  He graduated from the department of pottery and glassware at the V Muchina Higher School of Arts and Crafts in 1972.  From 1972 to 1976 he worked in Tomsk, Siberia, as chief artist at the Bogashevo Experimental Pottery Factory.In 1975 he joined USSR Artist’s Union, and from 1976 he worked in the Leningrad branch of the Russian Art Fund experimental ceramic workshops.  He still lives and works in St Petersburg.

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Gift to the GSoA Director from the artist on a visit to Glasgow

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Dimensions: 655 x 390 x 165 mm

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GB 1694 NMC/1818

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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