Ivan Arkhipov is an author co-author of art objects in public art in Arkhangelsk from 1970 till 2000.
The artist was born in was born in a small village in Gorky region (which was the Soviet name for Yekaterinburg). In 1950s he served in the Northern Fleet, and then after he had completed the Ivanovo Art College he moved to Arkhangelsk. He was working in the art workshops of the Artist Fund in Arkhangelsk during the Soviet times and played a role in forming the public space of the town. He decorated several buildings with cultural and social functions, such as Palace of Sport, Palace of Pioneers and others. He also took part in selections of trees in order to decorate streets of Arkhangelsk.
This webpage is a result of research conducted from November, 2015 to August, 2016.
The project was supported by the Fond of Norwegian Artists Union — Billedkunstnernes Vederlagsfond, City Hall of Bergen, Honorary Consulate of Norway in Arkhangelsk and Arkhangelsk regional scientific library named after N.A.Dobrolubov.
Project manager: Anastasia Parfenyeva.
Curator: Ekaterina Sharova
Project’s webpage: http://ivanarkhipov.ru