Lot 80 View Catalog
DAVID DAVIDOVICH CHERSON BURLIUK (RUSSIAN/AMERICAN, 1882-1967) "TEA PARTY" ORIGINAL OIL PAINTING, IMAGE SIZE APPROX 18" X 24", FRAMED SIZE APPROX 24" X 30". PROVENANCE: EVALUATED BY AAA CERTIFIED FINE ARTS APPRAISER (CERTIFIED MEMBER OF APPRAISER'S ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA)
David Davidovich Burliuk was a Russian Futurist, Neo-Primitivist, book illustrator and publicist. Burliuk is often described as "the father of Russian Futurism."
In 1912 David Burliuk was co-author of the Russian Futurist manifesto A Slap in the Face of Public Taste.
During the revolutionary years 1917-1920, he traveled to Siberia, where he gave Futurist concerts and sold his art. From 1920 to 1922 he spent time in Japan painting, organizing exhibitions, and promoting Futurism. In 1922, Burliuk arrived in the United States, settling first in New York City, where he lived from 1922 to 1941, and then in Hampton Bays, Long Island (1941-1967).
In 1945 an exhibit at Irving Place Theater in New York City. David Burliuk died on Long Island in 1967. That same year he was honored posthumously by being inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters.