Famous Russian Artists

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 1 Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 16, 1866
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 13, 1944
Russian painter Wassily Kandinsky is considered the pioneer of abstract art. Known for notable works such as On White II and Study for Improvisation, he was a prominent artist of the Blue Rider Period and experimented with expressionism. He also earned a professorship at the University of Dorpat

 2 Kazimir Malevich

Kazimir Malevich.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: February 23, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: May 15, 1935

Kazimir Malevich was a Russian artist and art theorist. His pioneering work had a major influence on the development of abstract art in the 20th century. An influential personality, Malevich's art and writing influenced several artists like Lyubov Popova, El Lissitzky, Alexander Rodchenko, and Ad Reinhardt. His works are showcased in many major art museums around the world.

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 3 Ilya Repin

Ilya Repin.
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Famous As: painter, sculptor, essayist, artist, autobiographer, biographer
Birthdate: July 24, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chuhuiv
Died: September 29, 1930

 4 Peter Carl Fabergé

Peter Carl Fabergé.
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Famous As: jeweller, inventor, artist
Birthdate: May 18, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: September 24, 1920

 5 Mikhail Lomonosov

Mikhail Lomonosov.
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Famous As: Scientist, Poet, Geologist, Astronomer
Birthdate: November 19, 1711
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lomonossowo, Russia
Died: April 15, 1765

Russian polymath Mikhail Lomonosov was born to a fisherman father and left his village later to satiate his hunger for knowledge. Apart from reforming Russian language and literature, he also made the first colored glass mosaic in his country and discovered the atmosphere of Venus. He loved simple life.

 6 Vissarion

Vissarion
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Krasnodar

 7 Andrei Rublev

Andrei Rublev
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: 1360 AD
Birthplace: Grand Duchy of Moscow
Died: January 29, 1430
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 8 El Lissitzky

El Lissitzky
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 23, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pochinok, Russia
Died: December 30, 1941

 9 Sergei Ivanov

Sergei Ivanov
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: January 31, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg

 10 Alexander Rodchenko

Alexander Rodchenko
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 5, 1891
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 3, 1956

 11 Viktor Vasnetsov

Viktor Vasnetsov
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 15, 1848
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kirov, Russia
Died: June 23, 1926

 12 Ivan Shishkin

Ivan Shishkin
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 25, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yelabuga, Russia
Died: March 20, 1898

 13 Petr Pavlensky

Petr Pavlensky
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Famous As: Artivist, Political activist, Performance artist, Painter, Artist, Anarchist
Birthdate: March 8, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Leningrad

 14 Vasily Vereshchagin

Vasily Vereshchagin
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Famous As: painter, writer
Birthdate: October 14, 1842
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cherepovets
Died: March 31, 1904

 15 Vladimir Tatlin

Vladimir Tatlin
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Famous As: Painter,architect
Birthdate: December 28, 1885
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: May 31, 1953

 16 Boris Kustodiev

Boris Kustodiev
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Famous As: Painter,Stage designer
Birthdate: March 7, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Astrakhan, Russia
Died: May 28, 1927

 17 Mikhail Vrubel

Mikhail Vrubel
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 17, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Omsk, Russia
Died: April 14, 1910

 18 Valentin Serov

Valentin Serov
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: January 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 5, 1911

 19 Alexej von Jawlensky

Alexej von Jawlensky
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 26, 1864
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Torzhok, Russia
Died: March 15, 1941

 20 Lyubov Popova

Lyubov Popova
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Famous As: painter, university teacher, graphic artist
Birthdate: April 24, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: May 25, 1924

 21 Ivan Kramskoi

Ivan Kramskoi
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Famous As: painter, art critic, artist
Birthdate: May 27, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Voronezh Oblast
Died: March 24, 1887

 22 Vasily Surikov

Vasily Surikov
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Famous As: painter
Birthdate: January 12, 1848
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Krasnoyarsk
Died: March 6, 1916

 23 Karl Briullov

Karl Briullov
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 12, 1799
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 11, 1852

 24 Konstantin Makovsky

Konstantin Makovsky
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: June 20, 1839
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 17, 1915

 25 Arkhip Kuindzhi

Arkhip Kuindzhi
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 27, 1842
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mariupol, Russian
Died: July 24, 1910

 26 Marina Lizorkina

Marina Lizorkina
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Famous As: Painter, Singer
Birthdate: June 9, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow

 27 Marie Bashkirtseff

Marie Bashkirtseff
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Famous As: Sculptor
Birthdate: November 24, 1858
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: October 31, 1884

 28 Mikhail Nesterov

Mikhail Nesterov
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: May 31, 1862
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ufa, Russia
Died: October 18, 1942

 29 Vasily Perov

Vasily Perov
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 21, 1833
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tobolsk
Died: May 26, 1882

 30 Pavel Tchelitchew

Pavel Tchelitchew
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dubrovka, Russia
Died: July 31, 1957

 31 Leonid Pasternak

Leonid Pasternak
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 3, 1862
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
Died: May 31, 1945

 32 Alexandre Benois

Alexandre Benois
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: May 3, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 9, 1960

 33 Varvara Stepanova

Varvara Stepanova
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1894 AD
Birthplace: Kaunas, Lithuania
Died: May 20, 1958

 34 Mikhail Larionov

Mikhail Larionov
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: June 3, 1881
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tiraspol, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: May 10, 1964

 35 Aleksandra Ekster

Aleksandra Ekster
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Famous As: Costume designer
Birthdate: January 18, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bialystok, Poland
Died: March 17, 1949

 36 Konstantin Somov

Konstantin Somov
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 30, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: May 6, 1939

 37 Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov

Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: July 16, 1806
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: July 3, 1858

 38 Alexander Liberman

Alexander Liberman
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Famous As: Editor
Birthdate: September 4, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Died: November 19, 1999

 39 Vladimir Volegov

Vladimir Volegov
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Khabarovsk, Russia

 40 Oleg Prokofiev

Oleg Prokofiev
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 20, 1998

 41 Orest Kiprensky

Orest Kiprensky
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 24, 1782
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nezhnovo, Yamburgsky Uyezd, Saint Petersburg Governorate, Russia
Died: October 17, 1836

 42 Aleksey Stepanovich Khomyakov

Aleksey Stepanovich Khomyakov
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: May 13, 1804
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: October 5, 1860

 43 Vladimir Borovikovsky

Vladimir Borovikovsky
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: August 4, 1757
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Myrhorod, Ukraine
Died: April 18, 1825

 44 Jules Olitski

Jules Olitski
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Snovsk, Russia
Died: February 4, 2007

 45 Olga Rozanova

Olga Rozanova
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: June 22, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melenki, Russia
Died: November 7, 1918

 46 Nikolay Bogdanov-Belsky

Nikolay Bogdanov-Belsky
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: December 6, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Shitiki, Russia
Died: February 19, 1945

 47 Nathan Altman

Nathan Altman
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: December 22, 1889
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vinnytsia, Ukraine
Died: December 12, 1970

 48 Dionisius

Dionisius
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: 1440 AD
Birthplace: Russia
Died: 1502 AD

 49 Pyotr Konchalovsky

Pyotr Konchalovsky
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: February 21, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Russian Empire
Died: February 2, 1956

 50 Chaim Soutine

Chaim Soutine
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 13, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Smilavichy, Belarus
Died: August 9, 1943