Tag Archives: Russia

Ben Shahn (1898 b. Russia- 1969 US), Artist

Jewish American artist known for left-wing activism and also a cartoony style. He was born in Russia but after his father was condemned to Siberia, his mother took the family to the US when Shahn was 8 years old. This … Continue reading

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Art by Francesca Yarbusova for Yuri Norstein’s HedgeHog in the Fog

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Mikhail Vrubel, Fantastic Landscape, 1894 (watercolor)

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Mikhail Vrubel, The Lilacs

Something fascinating and very original about his work, lighting, technique. Influenced by Byzantine art.

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Mikhail Vrubel (b. Russia 1856-1910), Virgin and Child

Of Polish and Danish extraction, Vrubel is considered a Symbolist but was independent of movements and drew his greatest influences from Byzantine and early Renaissance art.

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Pavel Filonov, Russian revolutionary painter, (1886-1941), Rebirth of the People

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Pavel Filonov, Russian revolutionary painter, (1886-1941), Horsemen

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Pavel Filonov, Russian revolutionary painter, (1886-1941), The Banquet of Kings, 1913

Pavel Filonov’s works are mainly known in Russia. He was a revolutionary artist who fought in the Revolution and who refused to sell his works to private collectors because he wanted to keep it in the hands of the Russian … Continue reading

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Anne Broboff Hajal, (b. Russia), Playground of the Autocrats

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Azamat Kouliev, Untitled, Oil and Gold Leaf on Canvas

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