Lyubov Popova, 1916

Painterly Architectonic

Lyubov Sergeyevna Popova was a Russian avant-garde artist (Cubist, Suprematist and Constructivist), painter and designer. Popova was born in Ivanovskoe, near Moscow. At eleven years old she began formal art lessons at home, later in Italia and France. In 1916 she joined the Supremus group with Kazimir Malevich, the founder of Suprematism, and others who at this time worked in Verbovka Village Folk Centre.