Add to favorite


 Lyubov Popova

Born:   April 24, 1889
Deceased:   May 25, 1924

Russian and Soviet avant-garde painter, graphic artist and designer.


Lyubov Popova was born into a rich businessman’s family in Krasnovidovo Estate, Ivanovskoye Settlement of the Moscow Province on April 24 (on May 6), 1889.

The girl took first drawing classes from the artist K. M. Orlov, who was a family friend.
In 1906 she moved to Moscow to study in S. A. Arsenyeva's grammar school. Lyubov Popova took private classes in Konstantin Yuon’s art school in 1908.
In 1910 the young artist went to Italy, where again she took private classes in painting. In 1912 she visited Paris and was engaged in painting under Henri Le Fauconnier and Jean Metzinger.
Lyubov Popova was fond of Suprematism and so joined Kazimir Malevich’ group Supremus. Along with other supremacists she painted in the villages of Verbovka and Skoptsy.
She designed stage for two performances the Meyerhold Theatre in the style of “staqge Constructivism”: Generous Cuckold staged by Fernand Crommelynck (1922) and The Ground on End staged by Sergei Tretyakov after M. Martine’s play The Night (1923).
Her son died of scarlet fever on May 23, 1924. Lyubov Popova also died of scarlet fever on May 25, 1924 in Moscow. She was laid to rest in the Vagankovo Cemetery.
December of the same year saw personal exhibition of her works in Moscow. It was a vivid retrospective of one of the most vivid figures of the Russian avant-garde art.

Tags: Lyubov Popova Russian painters    

comments powered by Disqus

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

St. Petersburg  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Ufa  Modern Art  Olympic Games 2012  Russian International  Adler  Russian Film Directors  Moscow Multimedia Art Museum  social behaviour  Moscow  Baikal  Russian tourism  Chernaya Rechka  Shadows  Russian business  Russian parliament  The Romanov Family  Sergey Nikitin  Zerkalo  Tambov  Yekaterinburg  map of monuments  Russian Cinema  Tinkoff Credit Systems  Russian music  Russian Railways Tickets  Architecture Monuments  Art Fairs  Doll Exhibition  Boris Grebenshchikov  Exhibitions in Moscow  Spartak Moscow  curious  travel to Russia  Krasnodar  Russian sportswomen  Russian tourist destinations  Creative Workshop  Zaitsev  New Order  Summer Olympics  Irkutsk Region  Festivals in Moscow  Moscow Zoo  Russian regions  FIFA  Sochi Olympics  Tomsk Special Economic Zone  Ministry of Economic Development 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites