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Vladimir Yevgrafovich Tatlin (28 December [O.S. 16 December] 1885 – 31 May 1953) was a Russian and Soviet painter, architect and stage-designer. Tatlin achieved fame as the architect who designed The Monument to the Third International, more commonly known as Tatlin's Tower, which he began in 1919. With Kazimir Malevich he was one of the two most important figures in the Soviet avant-garde art movement of the 1920s, and he later became an important artist in the constructivist movement.
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Tatlin attended the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture from 1902-1903 and the Penza School of Art from 1904-1910. He served in the Imperial Navy from 1902 to 1906. He taught at the State Free Art Studios (SVOMAS) in Moscow from 1918-1920 and was the head of the Studio of Volume, Material and Construction at SVOMAS in Petrograd from 1919-1924. He was also a teacher of woodwork, metalwork and ceramics at VKhUTEMAS in 1927 and at VKhUTEIN, from 1928-1930). Russian painter and set designer.
Ukrainian, Soviet, Russian
Artist, Ceramics Designer, Architect, Decorative Painter, Teacher, Designer, Fashion Designer, Art Theorist, Assemblage Artist, Fresco Painter, Theatrical Painter, Collagist, Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Painter, Lecturer, Pastelist, Pastellist, Sculptor
Vladimir Tatlin, Vladimir Yevgrafovich Tatlin, Vladimir Yevgrafovitch Tatlin, Vladimir Evgrafovich Tatlin, Vladimir Levgrafovitch Tatlin, Vlagyimir Jevgrafovics Tatlin, Vladimir Levgrafovitch Tatline, Vladimir Evgrafovič Tatlin, Wladimir Tatlin, Lot, Vladimir Evgarfovitch Tatline, Wladimir Jewgrafowitsch Tatlin, Vladimir Tatljin
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