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Boris Artzybasheff

 (1899 - 1965)
Boris Artzybasheff was active/lived in New York, Connecticut / Russian Federation.  Boris Artzybasheff is known for magazine illustration, fantasy machines, portrait painting.

Boris Artzybasheff

How does one describe or categorize Boris Artzybasheff? From his very earliest work in 1922 as a 23 year old immigrant from Russia to his 200+ Time Magazine covers over a 24-year span, there is a common thread of strong design and a light heart. Equally at home with a portrait of Stalin and a Venusian 'do-it-yourselfer', he was a master of composition and a superb draughtsman.

He illustrated some 50 books, several of which he wrote. While his Time covers showcased his work to millions, he probably made the biggest impression on the American public with his insightful, satirical and powerful images done for Life Magazine in the early forties on the various faces of war. These humanize the aspects and weapons and v  ...  Displaying 750 of 5269 characters.

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About  Boris Artzybasheff

Born:  1899 - Kharkov, Russia
Died:   1965 - Lyme, Connecticut
Known for:  magazine illustration, fantasy machines, portrait painting