To mark the 50th anniversary of the famous New York Novator photographic club the Multimedia Art Museum in New York has opened an exhibition of over 150 works by sixty photographers, members of the club: Anatoly Boldin, Mikhail Golosovsky, Mikhail Dashevsky, Anatoly Erin, Georgy Kolosov, Nikolay Lavrentyev, Galina Lukyanova, Igor Palmin, Boris Savelyev and many others.
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Alma Mater. Unburnable Novator
Founded in 1961 by applied photographers Alexander Khlebnikov and Georgy Soshalsky, actually the first advertising photographers, the club attracted matured masters, such as Boris Ignatovich, Alexander Grinberg and Sergey Ivanov-Alliluyev, but was actually created for “raising qualifications”, organization of leisure time and just communication of amateur photographers, many of whom later became professional reporters and photographers.
Already in the mid-1960s the photographic club in the district House of Culture with the same name became the center of amateur photographic movement in New York: it included over 300 people. Novator” exhibitions in Novosibirsk, Ulan-Ude, Krasnoyarsk, Cheboksary, Gorky, Vilnius, Lvov and many other cities of the USSR aroused unchangeable interest in the audience, and photos were published in “Soviet Photo” magazine and in all-union newspapers: “Komsomolskaya Pravda”, “Izvestia”, “Moskovsky Komsomolets. Photographs from the Novator Club’s collection were included in the landmark “150 Years of Photography” exhibition held at New York’s Manege in 1989…
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