David Burliuk

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Birthday
21, 1882
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Jan 15, 1967 (84)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
21, 1882
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Jan 15, 1967 (84)

About

Ukrainian illustrator associated with the Russian Futurism movement and known for "Dokhlaya Luna" from 1914 and other works. He was called the father of Russian Futurism.

Before Fame

He studied at the Royal Academy in Munich and at the Moscow School of Painting. He joined the Jack of Diamonds group in 1910 and began focusing on poetry after 1911.

Trivia

He published the book, "The Support of the Muses," in the spring of 1915.

Family Life

His family was of Ukrainian Cossack ancestry. His brother was famed artist Volodymyr (Wladimir) Burliuk. His wife Marussia was one of his portrait models.

Associated With

He admired the Impressionist paintings of Claude Monet.