Artzybasheff, Boris(ärtsĭbä`shĕf), 1899–1965, American draftsman, illustrator, writer, and cartoonist, b. Kharkiv, Russia (now in Ukraine); son of Mikhail Petrovich ArtzybashevArtzybashev, Mikhail Petrovich
, 1878–1927, Russian novelist, playwright, and essayist. Artzybashev's early works were short stories in the manner of Tolstoy. His novel Sanine (1907, tr. 1914) created a sensation and was proscribed as pornographic in many countries.
..... Click the link for more information. . In 1919 he went to New York City, where he worked in an engraving shop. Later he became noted for his brilliant and imaginative work as an advertising artist and illustrator of books and periodicals, including many covers for Time magazine. Grotesque and weirdly humorous drawings appear in his As I See (1955).