Russian graphic artist, ceramicist, painter and designer. In 1896 he studied at the School of Drawing at the Society for the Encouragement of the Arts and in 1897 at Maria Tenisheva’s art school in St Petersburg, where he worked under Il’ya Repin until 1900. In ...
Mikhail F. Kiselyov
Lithuanian painter, art theoretician, and teacher. He studied at the Vilnius School of Drawing (1910–2), Moscow Drawing School of Konstantin Yuon (1912–6, simultaneously studied law at Moscow University), and Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1917–8). During the World War I he was drafted into the army. In ...
Adam M. Thomas
American painter of German birth. Kelpe moved to Hannover to study art and architecture in 1919. In the early 1920s he was exposed to the leading abstract trends in European modernism, including
Russian painter and sculptor. He studied in Kiev and Warsaw in the 1890s and then in Moscow, and initially painted in a Symbolist style (e.g. Portrait of the Artist’s Wife (Consumption), 1910; Athens, George Costakis priv. col., see Rudenstine, p. 141). In 1907 he met Malevich and later joined the ...
Russian painter, printmaker, decorative artist and writer of Ukranian birth. One of the pioneers of abstract art, Malevich was a central figure in a succession of avant-garde movements during the period of the Russian revolutions of 1905 and 1917 and immediately after. The style of severe geometric abstraction with which he is most closely associated, ...
Russian, 20th century, male.
Born 23 February 1878, in the Kiev region; died 15 May 1935, in Leningrad (now St Petersburg).
Painter (including gouache), draughtsman, printmaker, decorative artist, writer. Stage sets.
Symbolism, Cubo-Futurism, Constructivism, Suprematism, Non-Objectivity, Abstract Art.
Oslinyy Khvost (Donkey’s Tail), Bubnovy Valet (Jack of Diamonds), Soyuz Molodezhi (Union of Youth), INKhUK (Institute of Artistic Culture)...
Term coined in 1915 by
Russian, 19th – 20th century, female.
Born 1866, in Orel; died 1961, in Moscow.
Painter (including gouache), collage artist.
Bubnovy Valet (Jack of Diamonds) group.
From 1905 to 1909 Nadezhda Udaltsova attended the school of painting, sculpture and architecture in Moscow. In 1913, with Lyubov Popova, she visited Paris and worked at La Palette with Metzinger, Le Fauconnier and Segonzac. On her return to Moscow in ...