Olga Eighes
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   Olga Eighes was born in Smolensk in 1910. Between 1930 and 1934 she studied under E. Iakub at the Pamiati 1905 goda Art College and from 1934 to 1939 studied poster design under A. Deineka at the Surikov Institute. She began to contribute her works to exhibitions in 1927 and served as a poster designer for the Institute of Health Education and the Soviet State Circus. Eiges joined the Moscow Union of Soviet Artists in 1941. After her return from evacuation, she was involved, together with D. Brodskaia, T. Rein, E Rodionova , V. Fediaeva and N. Elkonina, in doing murals at Metro stations, administrative buildings and health centres within V. Favorsky’s monumental painting team, in 1943. For decades Eiges did large-size graphic works and designed books. She died in Moscow in 1996. Her works are in many Russian regional museums and private collections.