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Artist: Liubov Popova (1889 - 1924)
Nationality: Russian
Movement: Constructivism
Media: Painting

Originally named Liubov Sergeyevna Eding, she was born in Moscow and studied in Paris until the beginning of World War I. Popova met Vladimir Tatlin, father of Soviet Constructivism, when she returned to Russia and his influence was very evident in her paintings from that time period. Her works consisted of overlapping lines and geometric shapes in order to create depth of space. Before her death from scarlet fever t the age of thirty-five, Popova worked in the theatre, designing sets and costumes and also created textile patterns for the First State Textile Factory in Moscow.

Artworks in Museum Collections: (3)
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Architectonic Painting, Liubov Popova (1889 - 1924)  (Artist), 1917, Oil on canvas
Lyubov Popova - Painterly Architectonic 1917 oil on canvas The Museum of Modern Art Russian
Lyubov Popova - Subject From a Dyer's Shop 1914 oil on canvas The Museum of Modern Art Russian

Artnews Articles and Exhibition Information: (8)
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Guggenheim Museum: Amazons of the Avant-Garde: Alexandra Exter, Natalia Goncharova, Liubov Popova, Olga Rozanova, Varvara Stepanova,
While the remarkable aesthetic achievements of the early twentieth-century Russian avant-garde have been well-documented in recen...

Chicago Cultural Center: Painting Revolution: Kandinsky, Malevich and the Russian Avant-Garde
Other artists include Natalia Goncharova, Mikhail Larionov, Liubov Popova, Alexander Rodchenko and Vladimir Tatlin, whose ideas were eagerly taken up by ...

Kettle's Yard Gallery, University of Cambridge: Avant Garde Graphics 1918-1934
This exhibition is a rare opportunity to see posters, prints, book designs and political and commercial ephemera, together with original layouts and photomontages, produced by some of the most important artists working at that time. Bringing toget...

Guggenheim Museum, Berlin: Amazons of the Avant-Garde
The Guggenheim Museum has an illustrious history in collecting and presenting the art of the Russian avant-garde, said Thomas Krens, Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. This exhibition brings together some of the most distinguished masterpi...

Bonnefanten Museum: Anschool by Thomas Hirschhorn
ANSCHOOL rejects analysis, training and the creation of a ‘school’. On the other hand, ANSCHOOL stands for courage, curiosity and perseverance. One complete wing (1000m”) is transformed into a school divided into lots of classrooms with the usual ...

McMullen Museum of Art, Boston College: Forbidden Art: The Postwar Russian Avant-Garde
The official style, known as Socialist Realism, emphasized narrative, didactic subjects and classical composition. The Ministry of Culture of the USSR proclaimed that the truth and historical concreteness of the artistic depiction of reality mus...

Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta: Wassily Kandinsky: Tradition and Abstraction in Russia
The chronology begins in 1896, the year in which Kandinsky, at the age of thirty (born in Odessa in 1866), with a law degree, married to his cousin Anja Shemjakina, abandoned his academic career and moved toMunich to work exclusively o...

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art: A Slap in the Face! Futurists in Russia
After founding Futurism in 1909, F. T. Marinetti’s ambition was to establish an international Futurist movement that would develop his own group’s activities, achievements and interests. Futurist ideas were familiar to Russian artists through tra...

Further Artwork and Information:

Liubov Popova Online
Guggenheim Collection - Artist - Popova - Biography
Amazon.com: Books: Liubov Popova
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