Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineer and Signal Corps is holding the ceremony of donation of graphic works made by A. Kharshak, Honored Artist of Russia to the anniversary of complete lifting the siege of Leningrad.
Artist’s decision to donate works was made to the memory of his father Alexander Kharshak (1908-1989) whose artistic works dedicated to the episodes of Leningrad siege are kept in the museum.

Andrey Khorshak graduated from the faculty of graphic of The St. Petersburg Academic Institute of Fine Arts, Sculpture and Architecture named after I. Repin.

He is the author of the illustrations made to «Scarlet Sails» by A. Grin, novel «Aelita» by A. Tolstoy and others. Khorshak also worked in easel graphic, in colored etching technique, lithography and gouache.

A series of illustrations to «Master and Margarita» by M. Bulgakov is the most important work made by the artist. Khorshak paid a lot of attention to the creation of decorative and figure compositions made in polygraph paints on paper.

In a period of 1996-2003 A. Khorshak was the head of Graphic Department of Northwestern Printing Institute and was the art director of The St. Petersburg Book and Graphic Center. In 2001 he was awarded with «Honored Artist of the Russian Federation» honorary title.

Military-Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineer and Signal Corps
St. Petersburg, Alexandrovsky Park, 7
фЕМ.: +7 (812) 232 0296

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