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Alexander Davidovich Drevin

male / Latvian, Russian
Qualifications
painter, academy lecturer
Nationality/school
Latvian, Russian
Born
Cesis (Latvia) 1889-07-03/1889-07-15
Deceased
Altai Kraj (region) 1938
geëxecuteerd na russische vervolgingen in Letland en verbanning naar het Altai-gebergte
Family relationships
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Drevin was getrouwd met de kunstenares Nadezdah Udaltsova (1885-1961)
See also
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samen met Stepanova, Rodchenko en Aleksei Gan richtte Drevin in 1919 de groep 'Askranov' ('Association of Extreme Innovators') op
Biographical information
Education
Art School (Riga)
1908-1913
Active in
  • Letland
    in 1906 gearresteerd wegens het ontplooien van revolutionaire activiteiten
  • Riga 1908 - 1914
  • Moskou 1914 - 1934
    vanaf 1914; 1920-1930 docent schilderen aan de VKhuTeMas/VKhuTeIn
  • Oeral (gebergte/landstreek) 1926 - 1928
  • Altai Kraj (regio) 1930 - 1931
  • Armenië 1933 - 1934
  • Kazachstan
    Drevin bracht in de jaren twintig en dertig meerdere bezoeken aan Kazachstan
  • Altai Kraj (regio) 1934 - 1938
    Drevin kwam onder grote druk te staan als 'formalist' en werd na 1934 gearresteerd tijdens de russische vervolgingen in Letland en verbannen naar de regio Altai; in 1938 werd hij aldaar geëxecuteerd
active in
Subjects
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landscape (as genre), nude figure, naive representations
Art movement
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constructivism
Drevin was in het begin van zijn carrière constructivist, aan het eind van de jaren twintig keerde hij terug tot de landschapschilderkunst
Comment
Drevin signeerde zijn werkvaak met 'A.D.'
Creation date: 1993-02-04; Last modified date: 2016-04-18

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