Aleksandr Shevchenko
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Aleksandr Shevchenko

Aleksandr (Vasilievich) Shevchenko (Ukrainian: ? ; 7 June 1883, Kharkiv - 28 August 1948, Moscow) was a highly influential Ukrainian avant-garde painter and theorist. In 1913 he wrote the book 'Neo-primiivizm', from which the Ukrainian and Russian art movement derives its name.[1][2]

In 1890-1898 he studied at the Kharkiv Realschule, was a student of painter Dmytro Bezperchyi. From 1905 to 1906 he studied at the Académie Julian in Paris. During 1907-1909 he studied at the Moscow School of Painting.


  • Jeremy Howard; Ir?na Bu?inska (11 February 2016). Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism: A Charter for the Avant-Garde. Routledge. p. 12. ISBN 978-1-317-00103-4.

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