Famous Belarusian Artists

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Marc Chagall
(Jewish-French Artist Who was a Pioneer of Modernism)
Marc Chagall
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Birthdate: July 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lizona, Belarus
Died: March 28, 1985

Russian-French artist Marc Chagall, a key figure of modernism, had explored a wide range of media as an artist, from paintings and drawings to stained glass and ceramics. His major projects included the ceiling of the Paris Opéra, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Jerusalem Windows of Israel.

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Léon Bakst
(Painter)
Léon Bakst
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Birthdate: January 27, 1866
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: December 28, 1924

Léon Bakst was a Russian painter, costume designer, and scene designer of Belarusian origin. He worked closely with the Ballets Russes, where he designed richly colored, exotic costumes and sets. His best-known works include productions like Daphnis and Chloe, Spectre de la rose, and The Sleeping Princess. In 1914, he was made a member of the Russian Academy of Arts.  

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Ossip Zadkine
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Birthdate: January 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Viciebsk, Belarus
Died: November 25, 1967
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Chaim Soutine
(Belarusian Painter Who Made a Major Contribution to the Expressionist Movement)
Chaim Soutine
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Birthdate: January 13, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Smilavichy, Belarus
Died: August 9, 1943

Chaim Soutine was a Belarussian painter who lived and worked in Paris. Best remembered for his contribution to the expressionist movement, Soutine served as a bridge between the growing form of Abstract expressionism and more traditional approaches. Today, many of his paintings are preserved at places like The Jewish Museum in New York. 

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Antoine Pevsner
(Belarusian Sculptor)
Antoine Pevsner
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Birthdate: January 18, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Klimavichy, Belarus
Died: April 12, 1962

One of the leading figures of the Constructivist style of art, Antoine Pevsner was a renowned Russian sculptor and the brother of fellow sculptor Naum Gabo. Though his early works show a strong Cubist influence, he rejected the idea later and issued the Realistic Manifesto. He spent his later years in Paris.

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Irina Kotova
(Artist)
Irina Kotova
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Birthdate: November 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Elena Drobychevskaja
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Birthdate: March 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Natalia Chernogolova
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Birthdate: May 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Žytkavičy, Belarus
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Maria Gazycz
(Artist)
Maria Gazycz
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Birthdate: March 20, 1860
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kursk Governorate
Died: September 13, 1935