Nicolai Cikovsky (New York / Russian Federation, Poland, 1894 - 1984) Still Life Painting. Unsigned. Oil/Canvas. Sight Size: 18 x 23 in. Cikovsky's works were featured?and often won prizes?in some of the most important exhibitions of the day, including the 1926 International Exhibition of Modern Art at the Brooklyn Museum, National Academy of Design and Art Institute of Chicago annuals, and the New York World's Fair. Other exhibition venues include New York's Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and Carnegie Institute, among many others. He was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and the Society of Painter, Sculptors, and Engravers. In addition to his painting, Cikovsky served as an instructor at the Cincinnati Art Academy, Art Institute of Chicago, Art Students League, and Corcoran School of Art.