Artist Oleg Vukolov


The famous Russian painter Oleg Vukolov lives and works in the faraway French Province in the small medieval town of Forcalquier.

The famous Russian painter Oleg Vukolov lives and works in the faraway French Province in the small medieval town of Forcalquier. An actual member of the Russian Academy of Arts, People's Artist of Russia, a Master of works that are kept in the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Russian Museum, in many world's museums including Germany, America, Hungary, Czech Republic, China, in private collections, moreover, he's one of the world's five artists to cooperate with the Fine Art Fund of the Deutsche Bank. For many years Oleg Vukolov has been painting pillows. Just simple sleeping pillows. As luck and talent would have it Igor Vukolov managed to see in such a plain and indispensable household article something more than just a pillow. His painted pillows tell viewers about love, kindness, war and peace. The master himself considers the pillows to have become his bricks from which like a house he creates his masterpieces. Oleg Vukolov with his wife Marina Bakuleva who is a famous art historian have been living and working in France for a long time. He used to come there on art business. But because of the disease he has to live there permanently. Being flatly prohibited by doctors Oleg even failed to come for a short time to the opening of his anniversary personal exhibition in Moscow Academy of Arts. These days he works intensively and dreams to come back to Russia with his new paintings. You will get to know a wonderful life of life, creation and love of the out of the ordinary and very talented artist Oleg Vukolov.