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Pavel Tchelitchew

 (1898 - 1957)
Pavel Tchelitchew was active/lived in Connecticut, New York / Russian Federation, Italy.  Pavel Tchelitchew is known for abstract figure, portrait, fantasy.

Pavel Tchelitchew

A Russian-born painter and stage designer, Pavel Tchelitchew worked in many styles, changing several times and doing much experimentation.  He was especially "known for his almost surrealist renderings of the human body without its skin, similar to anatomical studies." (Falk, 3263).  He began as a Cubist, and did modernist figure paintings in the style of Picasso and then moved on to Neo-Romanticism and Surrealism. 

He was born near Moscow on his family's estate and was studying in that city at the time of the 1917 Russian Revolution.  He fled to Kiev and there enrolled in the Academy of Art, studying with Alexandra Exter, a pupil of Fernand Leger.

Fleeing the Communists, Tchelitchew lived  ...  Displaying 750 of 10418 characters.

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About  Pavel Tchelitchew

Born:  1898 - Russia
Died:   1957 - Italy
Known for:  abstract figure, portrait, fantasy