Famous People From Russia
Find out more about the greatest Russian painters & artists, including Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, Kazimir Malevich, Ivan Aivazovsky and Vladimir Mayakovsky.
Wassily KandinskyWassily Kandinsky
16 December 1866
Painters
Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
06 July 1887
Artist

Kazimir MalevichKazimir Malevich
23 February 1879
Painter

Mikhail LomonosovMikhail Lomonosov
19 November 1711
Scientist, Poet, Geologist, Astronomer

Vladimir MayakovskyVladimir Mayakovsky
19 July 1893
Poet

Ilya RepinIlya Repin
24 July 1844
painter, sculptor, essayist, artist,
Ivan AivazovskyIvan Aivazovsky
29 July 1817
Painter

Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
09 October 1874
Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer,

Armin Mueller-StahlArmin Mueller-Stahl
17 December 1930
Television actor, Voice actor, Film director,
Peter Carl FabergéPeter Carl Fabergé
18 May 1846
jeweller, inventor, artist

Taras ShevchenkoTaras Shevchenko
 
Andrei RublevAndrei Rublev
1360 AD
Painters

VissarionVissarion
14 January 1961
Painter

El LissitzkyEl Lissitzky
22 November 1890
painter, architect, graphic designer,

ErtéErté
23 November 1892
Artist

Alexander RodchenkoAlexander Rodchenko
05 December 1891
Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Architect,
Viktor VasnetsovViktor Vasnetsov
03 May 1848
painter, architect, inventor, artist, postage

Ivan ShishkinIvan Shishkin
 

Sergei IvanovSergei Ivanov
31 January 1953
Politician, Diplomat

Isaac LevitanIsaac Levitan
30 August 1860
Painter
Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
05 March 1856
painter, sculptor

Ivan BilibinIvan Bilibin
 
Natalia GoncharovaNatalia Goncharova
03 June 1881
painter, choreographer

Mikalojus Konstantinas ČiurlionisMikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis
22 September 1875
Painter

Vasily VereshchaginVasily Vereshchagin
14 October 1842
painter, writer
Vladimir TatlinVladimir Tatlin
28 December 1885
Painter,architect

Zinaida SerebriakovaZinaida Serebriakova
 
Ivan KramskoiIvan Kramskoi
27 May 1837
painter, art critic, artist

Valentin SerovValentin Serov
19 January 1865
Artist

Petr PavlenskyPetr Pavlensky
08 March 1984
Artivist, Political activist, Performance artist,
Vasily SurikovVasily Surikov
12 January 1848
painter

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Lyubov PopovaLyubov Popova
24 April 1889
painter, university teacher, graphic artist
Alexej von JawlenskyAlexej von Jawlensky
26 March 1864
Painter

Marie BashkirtseffMarie Bashkirtseff
24 November 1858
Sculptor

Lovis CorinthLovis Corinth
21 July 1858
Painter, Sculptor, University teacher, Graphic

Alexandre BenoisAlexandre Benois
03 May 1870
Artist
Vasily PerovVasily Perov
21 December 1833
Painter
Marina LizorkinaMarina Lizorkina
09 June 1983
Painter, Singer

Zurab TsereteliZurab Tsereteli
 

Aleksandra EksterAleksandra Ekster
18 January 1882
Costume designer

Mikhail LarionovMikhail Larionov
03 June 1881
Painter
Alexander Andreyevich IvanovAlexander Andreyevich Ivanov
16 July 1806
Painter

Alexander LibermanAlexander Liberman
04 September 1912
Editor

Vladimir BorovikovskyVladimir Borovikovsky
04 August 1757
Painter

Olga RozanovaOlga Rozanova
22 June 1886
Artist

Jules OlitskiJules Olitski
27 March 1922
Painter
Alexey LeonovAlexey Leonov
30 May 1934
Aviator, Astronaut, Painter, Writer, Fighter

DionisiusDionisius
1440 AD
Artist
Serge PoliakoffSerge Poliakoff
08 January 1900
Painter

Antoine PevsnerAntoine Pevsner
18 January 1884
Sculptor

Ilya IlfIlya Ilf
15 October 1897
Journalist
Simon UshakovSimon Ushakov
1626 AD
Artist

Karl BriullovKarl Briullov
12 December 1799
Painter
Boris YefimovBoris Yefimov
28 September 1900
Political cartoonist

Alexander CozensAlexander Cozens
1717 AD
Painter

Stephen of PermStephen of Perm
1340 AD
Painter

Vasili Vasilyevich VereshchaginVasili Vasilyevich Vereshchagin
26 October 1842
Artist

Pavel Andreyevich FedotovPavel Andreyevich Fedotov
04 July 1815
Painter