Nikolai Sinezouboff

Born: 1891, Moscow
Died: 1956, Paris

Painter, graphic artist, illustrator, teacher. Studied at the Faculty of Law of Moscow University and Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1912–17). Headed a Proletkult studio (from 1919) and collaborated with the Institute of Artistic Culture in Moscow (1920). Took up etching and contributed to albums of lithographs (1921). Lived and worked in Berlin (1922–23), where he lithographed the Frauen und Kinder album (1923). Member of Makovets (1924). Emigrated to Paris (1929). Painted landscapes on Corsica (1930s). Died in Paris and buried at the Cimetière parisien d’Ivry in Val-de-Marne (1956). Contributed to exhibitions (from 1915). Contributed to the exhibitions of the Moscow Fellowship of Artists (1918, 1922, 1924), Exhibition of Four with Wassily Kandinsky, Alexander Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova (1920), World of Art (1921, 1922), Die erste russische Kunstausstellung at the Galerie Van Diemen in Berlin (1922), Makovets (1924–25), Salon des Artistes Français (1941), Les artistes russes hors frontière at the Musée du Montparnasse in Paris (2010) and a one-man show at the Labour Cooperative Society of Artists in Moscow (1922).

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