Anatoly Schopin was born in the Ukrainian village of Anatolyevka. He studied at Odessa College of Fine Art and then at the Mukhina Art Institute in Leningrad graduating in 1970.

He is a member of the USSR Union of Artists and has been painting since 1958.

In 1984 Schopin had a one-man show at the Odessa Art Museum.

Schopin's creativity, can be viewed as a precursor of more recent post modernism. Its openness to the widest form of cultural heritage, its grotesqueness and its irony create a mixture of images, traditional and unique aesthetic level.

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