Ilia Grigorievich Chashnik
(1902 - 1929)
Ilia Grigorievich Chashnik was active/lived in Russian Federation, Latvia. Ilia Chashnik is known for geometric abstract painting.
Biography Ilia Grigorievich Chashnik
?Il’ia Grigorievich Chashnik, revolutionary suprematist, was born to an unremarkable Jewish family in Lyucite, Latvia on June 20, 1902. He spent most of his childhood in Vitebsk, leaving school at the age of eleven to work in a small watchmaking workshop.
From 1917 to 1919, Chashnik studied art with the local artist Iurii (Yehuda) Pen before moving to Moscow in 1919 to attend the newly-opened VKhUTEMAS [Higher State Art and Technical Studios]. Just a few months later, however, he transferred to the Vitebsk Art Institute in order to study under the Russian-Jewish folk painter and avant-gardist Marc Chagall.
Soon he became enamored of the work of Kazimir Malevich, the mastermind of Suprematism. M
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