Nina Niss-Goldman

Born: 1893, Rostov-on-Don
Died: 1990, Moscow

Sculptress, teacher. Born in Rostov-on-Don (1893) in the family of a doctor called Ilya Ryndzune (1854–after 1917). Studied under Bulakovsky at the Académie Russe in Paris and advised by Émile-Antoine Bourdelle and Joseph Bernard. Taught at the VKhUTEMAS/VKhUTEIN in Moscow (1919–26) and the Institute of Proletarian Fine Art in Leningrad (1930). Contributed to the official monumental propaganda programme. Died in Moscow and buried in the Transfiguration Cemetery at 17a Preobrazhensky Val Street (1990). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1916). Contributed to the exhibitions of the World of Art, Four Arts and the Society of Russian Sculptors.

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