Varvara Stepanova

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Birthday
9, 1894
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
May 20, 1958 (63)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
9, 1894
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
May 20, 1958 (63)

About

Twentieth-century Russian abstract artist associated with the Constructivist movement. She and her fellow Constructivist artists rejected traditional art in favor of posters, photographs, propaganda, and graphic design.

Before Fame

She studied with painter Jean Metzinger at the Academie de La Palette in Paris, France.

Trivia

She designed sets for several Moscow theatrical productions.

Family Life

She was born into a Russian peasant family but was able to escape her humble origins through her studies at the Kazan Art School.

Associated With

She collaborated throughout her life with her artistic contemporary and friend, Alexander Rodchenko.