Works by influential 20th Century Russian artists populate the November 16th auction, such as paintings by the artists David Burliuk
, Boris Grigoriev, Nikolai Bogdanov-Belsky, Robert Falk, Konstantin Gorbatov, Alexandre Altmann, Serge Soudeikine, Boris Anisfeld, and other artists of similar renown.
The artists David Burliuk
lived and worked on the island of Chichi jima in 1920 before finally emigrating to America - painting much in the manner of Gauguin.
A collaboration by the Hylaea group of poets and artists, this collection of verse, prose, and ten illustrations by Vladimir Burliuk--each a portrait of one of the book's contributors--is printed by letterpress on the verso of sheets of cheap wallpaper, under which, as David Burliuk
later noted with abject relish, bedbugs and cockroaches had once scurried.
In a memoir, David Smith's wife, the painter/sculptor Dorothy Dehner, adds to Graham's inner circle Pollock, David Burliuk
, Edgar Levy, Milton Avery, Jean Xeron, and Frederick Kiesler.
Born in 1894, he joined the Russian Futurists, a collection of poets headed by his friend David Burliuk
, despite never having written a line of verse.
Other works from Lena Horne's art collection include a painting of boaters by David Burliuk
, a portrait painting of her by Geoffrey Holder, and a bronze sculpture of her by Peter Lambda.