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Below are biographies and analysis of the achievements of Russian artists. We are adding more artists every week, so stay tuned as the most important artists in modern art are given proper coverage.

Russian: 8 of 298 Total Artists
Chagall, Marc Biography, Art & Analysis

Chagall, Marc

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Chagall, Marc Famous Art

Marc Chagall was a Russian-born, Jewish-French artist that reached great popularity during the 20th century. Although his art is associated with several movements, Chagall is commonly grouped in with the German Expressionists. Much of his early work was credited with synthesizing visual elements of Cubism, Symbolism and Fauvism.

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Kandinsky, Wassily Biography, Art & Analysis

Kandinsky, Wassily

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Kandinsky, Wassily Famous Art

A member of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter, and later a teacher at the Bauhaus, Kandinsky is best known for his pioneering breakthrough into expressive abstraction in 1913. His work prefigures that of the American Abstract Expressionists.

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Lempicka, Tamara de Biography, Art & Analysis

Lempicka, Tamara de

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Lempicka, Tamara de Famous Art

Tamara de Lempicka specilized in a works that stylized Cubist ideas in modern, fashionable portraits in The Art Deco style. Despite their decorative quality, De Lempicka's paintings are now regarded as the quintessential images of the bygone age.

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Lissitzky, El Biography, Art & Analysis

Lissitzky, El

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Lissitzky, El Famous Art

El Lissitzky was a Russian avant-garde painter, photographer, architect and designer. Along with his mentor Kazimir Malevich, Lissitzky helped found Suprematism. His art often employed the use of clean lines and simple geometric forms, and expressed a fascination with Jewish culture. Lissitzky was also a major influence on the Bauhaus school of artists and the Constructivist movement.

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Malevich, Kasimir Biography, Art & Analysis

Malevich, Kasimir

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Malevich, Kasimir Famous Art

Kazimir Malevich was a Russian modernist painter who founded Suprematism. His mature works feature simple squares, rectangles, and other geometric shapes on blank grounds.

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Rodchenko, Alexander Biography, Art & Analysis

Rodchenko, Alexander

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Rodchenko, Alexander Famous Art

Alexander Rodchenko was one of the influential founders of the Constructivist movement, a leading member of the Productivist movement, and a revolutionary modern photographer.

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Soutine, Chaim Biography, Art & Analysis

Soutine, Chaim

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Soutine, Chaim Famous Art

Chaim Soutine was a Jewish Expressionist painter whose textured, impasto style was influential for later gestural painters. He is especially known for his portraits, landscapes, and studies of flayed meat.

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Tatlin, Vladimir Biography, Art & Analysis

Tatlin, Vladimir

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Tatlin, Vladimir Famous Art

Vladimir Tatlin was a prominent Russian avant-garde artist and architect. He was one of the key figures of the Constructivist movement.

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Russian: 8 of 298 Total Artists



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