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.
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.
He published the book, "The Support of the Muses," in the spring of 1915.
His family was of Ukrainian Cossack ancestry. His brother was famed artist Volodymyr (Wladimir) Burliuk. His wife Marussia was one of his portrait models.
He admired the Impressionist paintings of Claude Monet.