David Davidovich 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 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.