(1910 - 2000)
Raymond Breinin was active/lived in Illinois / Russian Federation. Raymond Breinin is known for mural, set designer, illustrator.
Biography Raymond Breinin
The following biography has been provided by Patricia Breinin, the artist's widow:
Raymond Breinin was born in Vitebsk, Russia, where he commenced his art studies with Uri Pen (who was also the first teacher of Marc Chagall) and later attended the Vitebsk Academy of Art where Malevitch was the director. When he came to America he attended classes at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts.
A painter of murals for the WPA, he was invited to join the Downtown Gallery in New
York City, one of the foremost galleries at the time, where he exhibited in one man shows and group shows over a period of 18 years. The winner of numerous major prizes at the Chicago Art Institute and other museums, he also won