b. 1894 in Odessa, Ukraine
d. 1982 in Paris, France
Mychajlo Andreenko was a Modernist painter and a stage designer. He lived in St. Petersburg between 1912 and 1917, during which he exhibited his first Cubist works. In 1914, he participated in an international graphics exhibition in Leipzig, Germany.
Between 1917 and 1924 he devoted his efforts to stage design for theaters in St. Petersburg, Russia, Odessa, Ukraine, Prague, Czech Republic, and Paris, France, as well as the Royal Opera in Bucharest, Romania. In the 1930s, he produced a series of Surrealist paintings, and in the 1940s he worked in the style of the Neorealists, painting a numerous portraits and cityscapes. In 1958, he returned to his initial styles of Constructivism and Abstraction.
Color lithograph, A.P.
20” x 25”
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Mychajlo Holowat