Dimitry Zhilinsky

 

Dmitri Dmitriev Zhilinksy, “Bathing Soldiers (The Builders of the Bridge)”, Oil on Canvas, 1959

Dmitri Dmitriev Zhilinksy studied at the Institute for Research and Decorative Art in Moscow from 1944 to 1946 and at the Surikov Institute of Art, where he graduated in 1951. He was strongly influenced by his teachers Pavel Korin and Nikolai Chernyshev . Zhilinsky belonged to the Artists Union of the Soviet state which sought to develop the socialist realism style of art incorporating influences from Italian neorealism.

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