Vladimir WEISBERG 1924 — 1985
Володимир ВАЙСБЕРГ • Владимир ВАЙСБЕРГ
Vladimir Weisberg was born in Moscow in 1924. Was seriously wounded in the Second World War and was discharged out of the forces as a “group three psychopaths invalid”. Although not a student there, attended lectures at the Surikov Art Institute, Moscow, where he studied under Osmerkin. Worked as a teacher of drawing at the Moscow College of Architecture. Is a member of the Artists’ Union, and was one of the “Group of Eight”, together with Boris Birger and others. Had two canvases in the celebrated exhibition at the Manege in 1962 and was accused of “pornography” on the basis of one of them, a nude. Died in 1985.