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Eugene Berman

 (1899 - 1972)
Eugene Gustavovitch Berman was active/lived in New York, California / France, Russian Federation, Italy.  Eugene Berman is known for surreal genre and landscape painting, set design.

Eugene Berman

From Russia, Eugene Berman became a painter known for his imaginary landscapes and for his Baroque* stage set designs including for ballets and the Metropolitan Opera in New York.  In France, he became a leader among the Neo-Romantic artists, who defied the prevalent abstract* movements including Cubism* and Futurism* and focused on expression of human emotion.  He and his peers, including Georgio De Chirico, depicted a fantasy world of loneliness and isolation that existed only in their minds.

He was fascinated by solitary figures amidst ruins, and much of his work explored space and the passing of time.  He painted with oil on canvas and achieved the smooth effect of the Old Masters*.  In his landscapes, he pla  ...  Displaying 750 of 10159 characters.

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About  Eugene Berman

Born:  1899 - St. Petersburg, Russia
Died:   1972 - Rome, Italy
Known for:  surreal genre and landscape painting, set design