Alexander Bogomazov
1880-1930

Attended Kherson Agricultural School 1896-1902 before enrolling at the Kiev Art School 1902; was expelled in 1905 with his friend Archipenko. Also studied under Svyatoslavsky, then in Moscow under Rerberg and Yuon, before resuming at the Kiev Art School from 1908 to 1911, when he travelled to Finland. In 1914 showed 88 works at the Kiev exhibition ‘The Ring’ and wrote his groundbreaking treatise Painting & Elements, analyzing line, form, colour and plane (the manuscript is now in the Museum of Literary Archives in Kiev). Taught in Armenia 1915, returning to Kiev in 1917. Involved in Agitprop 1919-21, then taught at the Kiev Art Academy for the rest of his life. In 1927 embarked on a revolutionary triptych, Sawyers, but died before completing it from the tuberculosis that had plagued him throughout the 1920s.

AVAILABLE WORKS BY THIS ARTIST

Rolling the Logs
Glubochitsa
Back of the Legs
Rayonnist Composition – Spring
Wanda Monastyrska in front of a New Year Tree
Wanda in Profile
Portrait of the Artist’s Wife
Portrait of the artist’s brother-in-law, Sergei Rudich
Feet
Hands
Hands Gripping a Saw
Sawyer from behind
The Caucasus
Dacha, Boyarka
Study for Sawyers
Wanda reading

ARCHIVED WORKS BY THIS ARTIST

Portrait of Wanda Monastyrska
Experimental Still Life
Landscape, Locomotive
Bouquet
Portrait of the Artist’s Daughter, Yaroslava
City Landscape
Bridge, Moscow
Absract composition
Absract composition
The Artist’s wife sleeping
Forest, Boyarka
Locomotive
Female Portrait (The Artist’s wife)
Woman reading
Tramway, L’vovskaya Street, Kiev
Kreshchatik
Portrait of the Artists daughter
Seated woman reading (Wanda)
Armenian Woman
Landscape, Caucasus
Memories of the Caucasus
The Artist’s Daughter Playing Diabolo
Wanda in an armchair
Still life with a carafe and a glass on a mirror
Portrait of the Artist’s Daughter, Yaroslava
Landscape, Caucasus (undulating composition)
Locomotive
Forest, Boyarka
Kreshchatik
Wanda Looking Over Her Shoulder
Dacha
Portrait of a Girl