(1893, with. Baghdadi, Kutaisi Province. - 1930, Moscow)
As an artist, Mayakovsky
has manifested itself in different areas: painting, poster, lubok, theatrical scenery, book graphics. He began to study painting in 1904 at the only artist in Kutaisi C. Rubella, graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts, then in Moscow, in the art studio with. Tukovskogo and P. Kцєlin (1910-1911) and the School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (1913-1914). The end of 1910-ies considered himself primarily a painter. Repeatedly exhibited along with I. Mashkov, P. Konchalovsky and M. Larionov. In 1914 he worked for the publishing house 'Today splint' on the cheap popular posters and postcards. In 1917 'Professional Council painters' represented the futurists. From 1917 to 1920 created agitplakaty for 'Window satire GROWTH', before 1925 developed the advertising slogans, texts and posters for the Soviet light industry and trade. He worked as an illustrator: Illustrated 'Rye word' (1918), 'Soviet ABC' (1919), 'The story of a deserter who found nedurnenko' (1920), etc.. For 'Flying Theater "in 1919 created the sketches of scenery and costumes for an unrealized production of' Mystery-Bouffe '. From portraits L. V. Mayakovsky
(1910), A. M. Brody (1913), H. N. Evreinov, K. I. Chukovski, D. F. Gnessin, D. D. Burlyuk P. P. Potemkin, L. K. Chukovskaya (1915).
A cartoon made by Mayakovsky
in the famous 'Chukokkala', manuscript miscellany Korney Chukovsky, pictures and autographs for which were collected from 1914 to 1964. In comments Chukovskogo to publish the almanac we find the following episode: "Once I read in the House of Arts lecture 'Two of Russia' (of Anna Akhmatova and Mayakovsky
, who had just arrived from Moscow to Petrograd, and stopped in the House of Arts, expressed a desire to respond to this lecture in Chukokkala. He composed poems in passing during a conversation, first four rows, and then the rest. To write this poem, Mayakovsky
was asked to leave him until the next morning Chukokkala <...>' (Chukokkala. Manuscript Almanac Korney Chukovsky. MA: Art, 1979. - P.18). Probably, in this day and it was drawing.
- Mayakovsky and his circle ". Unofficial site in. V. Mayakovsky (in English), information about his contemporaries - the representative of the avant-garde and Futurism. Russian-language section of the site - under development.
- Here you can read the poem in. V. Mayakovsky "Cloud in Pants", and also see a portrait of the poet himself.
- Works in. V. Mayakovsky: Poems, poems, plays, articles, "Windows GROWTH". Photos of the poet.
- Poems in. V. Mayakovsky.