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Arkadi Shayhet
Beginning. 1923—1927

Arkadi Shayhet.
International Youth Day. IYD-10. Girls-athletes in Red Square. 
1924. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
Red Army soldiers at ski walk. 
1927. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
First village kindergartens. Children and kindergartener. 
1927. 
“We let our mummies go to vegetable patch, and then we’ll go to playground” 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
Lenin’s light bulb. Shatura produced current. 
December , 1925. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
Inauguration of Peasants resort in Livadia. They are listening to radio. 
1925. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
Elections to local Soviets. Unanimously. Povorovo village. Bednyakovskaya volost' ,Moscow district. 
1925. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
Parade in Red Square. Cyclists. 
1920-s. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
Parade in Red Square. Hurrah!!! 
1924. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
Red Army soldier. 
1924. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
Kolomenskoye village. Breastfeeding mother at ploughed field. 
1927. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
To Moscow for trade. 
1927. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
Morning exercises. Photographed from church of Christ the Saviour. 
1927. 
Private collection, Moscow Arkadi Shayhet.
Bathing of homeless child at Pokrovski children reception centre. 
1927. 
Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. International Youth Day. IYD-10. Girls-athletes in Red Square. 1924. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. Red Army soldiers at ski walk. 1927. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. First village kindergartens. Children and kindergartener. 1927. “We let our mummies go to vegetable patch, and then we’ll go to playground” Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. Lenin’s light bulb. Shatura produced current. December , 1925. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. Inauguration of Peasants resort in Livadia. They are listening to radio. 1925. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. Elections to local Soviets. Unanimously. Povorovo village. Bednyakovskaya volost' ,Moscow district. 1925. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. Parade in Red Square. Cyclists. 1920-s. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. Parade in Red Square. Hurrah!!! 1924. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. Red Army soldier. 1924. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. Kolomenskoye village. Breastfeeding mother at ploughed field. 1927. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. To Moscow for trade. 1927. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. Morning exercises. Photographed from church of Christ the Saviour. 1927. Private collection, Moscow

Arkadi Shayhet. Bathing of homeless child at Pokrovski children reception centre. 1927. Private collection, Moscow

Moscow, 30.03.2010—25.04.2010

exhibition is over

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Curator: Maria Jotikova.
Private collection, Moscow.
Presented by the Museum “Moscow House of Photography” Supported by MasterCard
Curator: Maria Jotikova.
Private collection, Moscow.
Presented by the Museum “Moscow House of Photography” Supported by MasterCard

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1898 Born in Nikolayev (Ukraine). His father was a tradesman, his mother a milliner. Studied four years at elementary school;

1916–1922 Worked as an assistant metalworker at the Nikolayev Shipbuilding Factory and during the Civil War served in the Red Army’s brass band;

1922, summer Moved to Moscow and found work as a retoucher at the Rembrandt private photo studio on Sretenka;

1924 Published his first photographs in the’Workers’ Gazette’, then in the’Red Cornfield’ and’Moscow Proletarian’ journals;

From 1925 Worked for’Ogonyok’ journal;

1926 Participated in the creation of ’Proletarian Photo’ journal;

1928 Took part in the’Ten Years of Soviet Photography’ exhibition;

1930 Contributed to ’USSR in Construction’ journal;

1931 Created the staged photo reportage’24 Hours in the Life of the Filippovs’ with M. Alpert and S. Tules on a commission from the German magazine AIZ. One of the organisers of the ROPF group (Russian Association of Proletarian Photographers). Publicly criticised the’October’ group;

1937 Participated in a trip with other Soviet photographers along the Moscow-Volga Canal;

1936–1938 Took part in the First All-Union Exhibition of Photographic Art, All-Ukrainian Exhibition and exhibitions in London and Zagreb;

1938 Contributed to the’Illustrated Gazette’;

1941–1945 Special correspondent for the newspaper’Frontovaya Illyustratsiya’;

1946–1959 Worked for various periodicals, illustrated books. Began using colour photography and systematised his archive. Showed his work at the’Focus’ photo salon in the Netherlands (1946) and the Moscow exhibitions’Great Patriotic War’ (1948),’Art Photography’ (1955),’Work by Moscow Photo Correspondents’ (1956) and the all-Union’40 Years of Photographic Art of the USSR’ (1958);

1959 Died in Moscow.

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