(1898 - 1957)
Pavel Tchelitchew was active/lived in Connecticut, New York / Russian Federation, Italy. Pavel Tchelitchew is known for abstract figure, portrait, fantasy.
Biography Pavel Tchelitchew
A Russian-born painter and stage designer, Pavel Tchelitchew worked in
many styles, changing several times and doing much
experimentation. He was especially "known for his almost
surrealist renderings of the human body without its skin, similar to
anatomical studies." (Falk, 3263). He began as a Cubist, and did
modernist figure paintings in the style of Picasso and then moved on to
Neo-Romanticism and Surrealism.
He was born near Moscow on his family's estate and was studying in that
city at the time of the 1917 Russian Revolution. He fled to Kiev
and there enrolled in the Academy of Art, studying with Alexandra
Exter, a pupil of Fernand Leger.
Fleeing the Communists, Tchelitchew lived
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