Untitled 6, a scene in Southern California (Mikhail Valusko, no date)
Monday, 7 April 2008
Mikhail Nikiforovich Valusko (1917-1997), Honoured Russian-American Artist
I have been given some images of the mid-to-late 20th century Russian-American artist, Mikhail Nikiforovich Valusko (1917-1997). Mr Valusko was born in Smolensk in 1917, and died in Los Angeles in 1997 (Did you know Mr Walusko, Bill? You are both from California, after all. What about you, Lisa?). His daughter Tamara kindly wrote his biography, and I am putting it into publishable form at present, and shall post it as soon as it is done. Mr Valusko lived a fascinating life.
Tamara, I intend to give due honour to your father’s life and art, I can assure you of that!
Vechnaya pamyat, rab bozhii Mikhail! Eternal memory, servant of God, Mikhail!