1890 · Russian Federation
El Lissitsky is an established contemporary visual artist, who originates from Russian Federation, like other prominent artists such as Leonid Tskhe, Dimitri Drjuchin, Anastasia Khoroshilova, Zakharov Vadim, and Natalya Serkova. El Lissitsky was born in 1890.
Further Biographical Context for El Lissitsky
El Lissitsky was born in 1890 and was primarily influenced creatively by the 1900s and 1910s. The first decades of the 20th century were defined by the energetic development of visual and pictorial art. These decades were an era of experimentation, with artists exploring into ideas surrounding Post-Impressionism, Expressionism and Abstraction. These innovations inspired artist communities and collectives on an international scale, with many groups exploring a variety of ways of expressing their ideas. Across the world, Expressive painting continued to be explored and developed in a number of countries. In France in the early 1900s, the Nabis explored this movement, and were soon followed by German groups such as Die Brucke and Der Blaue Reiter. Through this movement the careers of some legendary artists such as Kirchner, Franz Marc, and Wassily Kandinsky were came to fruition.