fine art
online exhibitions:
 Canyon Landscapes
 Italy Revisited
 Stonehenge Landscapes

online retrospectives:
Blue and Red
 Centaur Series
 Central Park Landscapes
 Face to Face
 Human Kind
 Neo Cubo-Futurism
 Sculptural Sand Reliefs
 Song of Love
 Still Life
 Time of Beauty
the artist:
 Artist Statement


Anatoly Krynsky Fine Art - Commentary

Vasiliy Yermilov

Yermilov Vasiliy or Vasyl (1894 - 1967) was Ukrainian painter, artist (Cubism, Constructivism, Neo-Primitivism), and designer.

Yermilov was born in Kharkov. In 1910 he studied at the Art School in Kharkov. In the same time he had the lessons in the studio of Eduard Steingerg. From 1911 to 1912 he was a member of the Golubaya Liliya (Blue Lily) in Kharkov. In 1912 he attended the Moscow School for Painting, Architecture and Sculpture. In the same year he met Vladimir Mayakovsky and David Burliuk. In 1914 Yermilov returned to the School for Applied Art (Kharkov) that he graduated with Diploma in Decorative Painting.

In 1918 he founded the group of artists League of Seven in Kharkov. In 1919-1920 he designed posters and decoration for May Day. In 1922 he was a co-founder of the Technical Art Institute in Kharkov. In 1925 Vasiliy Yermilov became the member of the Association of the Revolutionary Art of the Ukraine (ARMU), together with David Burliuk, Vadim Meller, Alexander Bogomazov, Victor Palmov and others. In 1928-1929 he was the artistic director of the magazine Avant-garde. From 1944 to 1947 he was the teacher at the National Art Institute in Kharkov. Vasiliy Yermilov died in Kharkov.

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