(1895 - 1957)
Boleslaw R. Cybis was active/lived in New York / Europe. Boleslaw Cybis is known for Surreal figure, genre, still life and portrait painting, ceramics, sculpture, murals.
Biography Boleslaw Cybis
Boleslaw Cybis (1895–1957) was a Polish painter, sculptor, and muralist.
He was born on July 23, 1895 in Vilnius in Lithuania. He received various athletic awards for gymnastic excellence during his school days in Warsaw. In 1915, he attended St. Petersburg Academy of Fine Arts while his father, a noted architect and engineer (said to have designed Peterhoff, the summer palace of the mother of Czarina Maria Feodorovna) was designing and building in Russia.
In 1921, the White Russian cause collapsed and Cybis took refuge in Constantinople where he lived and worked with artists Constantin Alajalov and Pavel Tchelitchev. He supported himself by sketching portraits in cafes, painting sidewalk advertisements for theatres, painting
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