Musings on Art is a direct importer of Russian art from the Soviet Era offering the best of Soviet Realism, Russian Impressionism and the Leningrad School of Painting.
Viktor Alexandrovič Lyapkalo was born September 18, 1956 in Uchta, Komi Republic. He graduated in 1978 from the Art School of Saratov. From 1979 to 1987 he studied at the St. Petersburg Academy of Arts and had as teachers Vladimir Gorb and Viktor Reichet. He graduated from this institute, completing the work White Night as part of his undergraduate studies. He specialized in landscapes and nudes.
Since the 1980s he has lived and worked in St. Petersburg, where he is a member of the Union of Artists. His works are in museums and private collections in Russia, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and the United States.