In 1921, Ekster's work in fashion design began. [11], In line with her eclectic avant-garde-like style, Ekster's early paintings strongly influenced her costume design as well as her book illustrations, which are scarcely noted. Alexandra Ekster would also become a co-founder of the Art Deco. About three artists of the Kamerny Theatre. Also during this period she was one of the leading stage designers of Alexander Tairov's Chamber Theatre. "[citation needed], Under the avant-garde umbrella, Ekster has been noted to be a suprematist and constructivist painter as well as a major influencer of the Art Deco movement. [12][13], "Ekster" redirects here. [9], In 1919, together with other avant-garde artists Kliment Red'ko and Nina Genke-Meller, she decorated the streets and squares of Kiev and Odessa in abstract style for Revolution Festivities. Her friend introduced her to the poet Apollinaire, who took her to Picasso's workshop. Her teachers included Mykola Pymonenko. In the attic in her studio there worked future luminaries of world decorative art Vadim Meller, Anatole Petrytsky and P. Tchelitchew . Voir plus d'idées sur le thème Suprématisme, Art, Women artist. In 1908, she participated in an exhibition together with members of the group Zveno (Link) organized by David Burliuk, Wladimir Burliuk and others in Kiev. [4], In 1923, she continued her work in many media in addition to collaborating with Vera Mukhina and Boris Gladkov in Moscow on the decor of the All Russian Exhibition pavilions. Aleksandra Ekster is the artist of Futurism art movement. Ekster stretched the dynamic intentions of her work across all mediums. As a young woman, her studio in Kiev attracted all the city’s creative luminaries, and she became a figure of the Paris salons, mixing with Picasso, Braque and others. Costume design for "Dance of the Seven Veils", Don Juan, and death. Ekster uses many elements of geometric compositions, which reinforce the core intentions of dynamism, vibrant contrasts, and free brushwork. Her father, Aleksandr Grigorovich, was a wealthy Belarusian businessman. Her works are vibrant, playful, dramatic, and theatrical in composition, subject matter, and color. Ekster's theatrical works such as sculptures, costume design, set design, and decorations for the revolutionary festivals, strongly reflect her work with geometric elements and vibrant intentions. [10], In 1921, she became a director of the elementary course Color at the Higher Artistic-Technical Workshop (VKhUTEMAS) in Moscow, a position she held until 1924. 180–185. Aleksandra Aleksandrovna Ekster (1882-1949) cubo-futurist, suprematist, constructivist and designer is one of most famous Russian Avant Garde female painters that gained international recognition. In 1908 she participated in an exhibition together with members of the group Zveno (Link) organized by David Burliuk, Wladimir Burliuk and others in Kiev. Aleksandra Aleksandrovna Ekster (née Grigorovich) (Russian: Алекса́ндра Алекса́ндровна Эксте́р, Ukrainian: Олекса́ндра Олекса́ндрівна Е́кстер; 18 January 1882 – 17 March 1949), also known as Alexandra Exter, was a Ukrainian painter and designer. She divided her life between Kiev, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Vienna, and Paris, thus strengthening the cultural ties between Russia and Europe. Aleksandra graduated in painting from Kiev Art School in 1906. On the walls between Picasso and Braque paintings there was Ukrainian embroidery; on the floor was a Ukrainian carpet, at the table they served clay pots, colorful majolica plates of dumplings. She was a multi talented artist - a painter, ceramist, graphic artist, clothes designer. She continued with these experimental tendencies in her later puppet designs. In 1914, Ekster participated in the Salon des Indépendants exhibitions in Paris, together with Kazimir Malevich, Alexander Archipenko, Vadym Meller, Sonia Delaunay-Terk and other French and Russian artists. From 1908 to 1924, she intermittently lived in Kiev, St. Petersburg, Odessa, Paris, Rome and Moscow. From 1926 to 1930, Ekster was a professor at Fernand Léger's Académie d'Art Contemporain. She spent several months with her husband in Paris, and there she attended Académie de la Grande Chaumière in Montparnasse. Though her mass production designs were wearable, most of her fashion design was highly decorative and innovative, usually falling under the category of haute couture. Aleksandra Ekster – Biography- 200 words In this article: You would know the following things- This artist is a/an Russian Cubo-Futurist, Constructivist painter, Suprematist and designer of international stature, and the full name of this artist is Aleksandra Ekster, the date of birth of this artist is 18 January 1882.Aleksandra Ekster is the artist of Futurism art movement. There she was visited by poets and writers, such as Anna Akhmatova, Ilia Ehrenburg, and Osip Mandelstam, dancers Bronislava Nijinska and Elsa Kruger, as well as many artists Alexander Bogomazov, Wladimir Baranoff-Rossine, and students, such as Grigori Kozintsev, Sergei Yutkevich, and Aleksei Kapler among many others. Fan account of abstract artist Aleksandra Ekster. She was a book illustrator for the publishing company Flammarion in Paris from 1936 until her death in the Paris suburb of Fontenay-aux-Roses. 37–43. She also helped with stage design for Aleksander Tairov at Kamerny Theater, she collaborated on Aelita, a science fiction film and she helped with the Soviet Pavilion's International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Arts. Soon her parents moved to Kyiv (Kiev), and Asya, as called by her friends, attended Kiev gymnasium St. Olga and Kiev Art School, where she studied with Alexander Bogomazov and Alexander Archipenko. Her mother was Greek. // Искусство. She exhibited six works at the Salon de la Section d'Or, Galerie La Boétie, Paris, October 1912, with Jean Metzinger, Albert Gleizes, Marcel Duchamp and others. Aleksandra Aleksandrovna Ekster (1882-1949) cubo-futurist, suprematist, constructivist and designer is one of most famous Russian Avant Garde female painters that gained international recognition. Her teachers included Mykola Pymonenko. – 1971. Aleksandra graduated in painting from Kiev Art School in 1906. In that same year, she participated with the "Russians" Archipenko, Koulbine and Rozanova in the International Futurist Exhibition in Rome. In that same year she participated with the “Russians” Archipenko, Koulbine and Rozanova in the International Futurist Exhibition in Rome. The Eksters belonged to cultural and intellectual elite of Kiev. According to Moscow Chamber Theatre actress Alice Coonen, "In [Ekster's] Parisian household there was a conspicuous peculiar combination of European culture with Ukrainian life. 40 talking about this. Aleksandra Aleksandrovna Ekster, also known as Alexandra Exter, was a Russian Cubo-Futurist, Suprematist, Constructivist painter and designer of international stature who divided her life between Kiev, St. Petersburg, Moscow, Vienna, and Paris. [8], With her assimilation of many different genres her essential futurist and cubist ideas was always in tandem with her attention to colour and rhythm. Aleksandra Aleksandrovna Ekster (née Grigorovich) (Russian: Алекса́ндра Алекса́ндровна Эксте́р, Ukrainian: Олекса́ндра Олекса́ндрівна Е́кстер; 18 January 1882 – 17 March 1949), also known as Alexandra Exter, was a Ukrainian painter and designer.