Aristarkh Vasil'evich Lentulov
Aristarkh Lentulov, USSR Painter, stage designer.
Lentulov, Aristarkh was born on January 16, 1882 in Nizhnee Lomovo near Penza.
Studied at Penza and Kiev art schools, 1897-1907.
Worked as a painter in Petersburg and Paris. One of the organizers of the arts group Knight of Diamonds (Bubnovyi Valet), 1910. Professor of the VKHUTEMAS-VKHUTEIN, 1919.
Member of AKHRR, 1926. Influenced by Cubism, futurism and ortism. Landscape and portrait painter.
A leading turn-of-the-century modernist, reduced in the 1930s to painting socialist-realist industrial landscapes (Kreking Nefteperegonnogo Zavoda, 1931). Posthumous exhibition: Moscow, 1956.