(1897 - 1987)
Etienne Roudenko was active/lived in New York / Russian Federation. Etienne Roudenko is known for action painter, abstract expressionism.
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Biography Etienne Roudenko
"The Magnificent Obsession of Etienne Roudenko" by Peter Hastings Falk, 2004
Roudenko stayed in the museums for hours. He told us that he painted like Pollock. Always Pollock, he repeatedly told us. At first we didn't know who this Pollock was, so he showed us a book of Pollock. The pictures he showed me in the book were exactly the same as some of the pieces he painted. He painted all sizes. Many are signed but some are not. But all of them are Pollock. It was incredible, for if you saw the pictures you didn't know which was which.
-- Juana Abelardo, a close friend of the Roudenkos
When Etienne Roudenko died in 1987, he was ninety years old. A large billiards table remained in the middle of his tiny studio apartm
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