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Vladimir Mayakovsky

Vladimir Mayakovsky
Born: 1893, Baghdati (Georgia)
Died: 1930, Moscow

Poet, graphic artist, painter. Born in the family of Vladimir Mayakovsky and Alexandra Pavlenko in the village of Baghdati in Georgia (1893). Studied at the studio of Stanislaw Zukowski in Moscow and at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1911–14). Designed prints and wrote poems for Contemporary Lubok (1914). Helped to found the Russian Telegraph Agency (1919). Committed suicide in Moscow (1930). Contributed to exhibitions (1910s).

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