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David Burliuk

 (1882 - 1967)
David Davidovich Burliuk was active/lived in New York / Russian Federation, Ukraine, China.  David Burliuk is known for modernist landscape, still life and figure painting.

David Burliuk

David Burliuk was a central figure in the history of the Russian avant-garde* movement as an accomplished poet, art critic, and exhibition organizer.  "He was one of the world's first hippies, and painted the words 'I Burliuk' on his forehead and stood on street corners reciting poetry."

He was born into a privileged class of Russian society.  His wife was educated with the Czar's children, and he was well positioned to become an artistic leader.  Burliuk studied at the Kazan School of Fine Arts in 1898, and then studied in Odessa, Moscow, Munich, and in Paris at the Ecole des Beaux Arts*.  His early works were fauve-like, "violent in color and heavy with paint" and were exhibited with the Blue Riders in  ...  Displaying 750 of 14784 characters.

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Self-portrait of the artist pouring a drink at a table

About  David Burliuk

Born:  1882 - Kharkov, Ukraine
Died:   1967 - Northampton, New York
Known for:  modernist landscape, still life and figure painting