Russian Avant-Garde Artists
Winter Day in the Outskirts. 1930
Oil on canvas. 75 x 96cm
Boris Rybchenkov (1899-1994)
Painter, graphic artist and poster designer. Studied at the Kiev School of Art under E.Kruger- Prakhova, N.Strunnikov, M.Kozik (1915-1918) and in VKHUTEMAS under L.Popova, A.Drevin, A.Shevchenko. (1921-1925) . Participant of exhibitions since 1918. Member of associations “Rost” (1928-1929) and “13” (1929-1932). In 1920, he worked in “Rost Windows of satire” on the Western Front and decorated propaganda train. He worked with amateur artists and established the Children’s Art Studio #1 of the Leningrad district of Moscow (1960-1980). Moscow remained one of the constant and favourite themes in Rybchenkov’s creative work. Rybchenkov’s Moscow is not a pompous grand city but one of small side-streets, backyards, old-houses and reminiscences about the past.
Oil on canvas. 75 x 75cm