Alexander Vesnin

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Birthday
28, 1883
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Sep 7, 1959 (76)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1883
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Sep 7, 1959 (76)

About

Russian Constructivist architect who designed the Likachev Palace of Culture and the House of Film Actors (both in Moscow). He is particularly remembered for his architectural drawings.

Before Fame

His early architectural works include designs for the Leningradskaya Pravda and the Palace of Labor.

Trivia

He trained at the Saint Petersburg Institute of Civil Engineers.

Family Life

He and his two brothers, Viktor and Leonid, were all members of the Constructivist school of architecture.

Associated With

He frequently collaborated with avant-garde artist Lyubov Popova.