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Varvara Stepanova was born F. November 5 in 1894 in Kovno (now Kaunas, Lithuania). She studied at the Kazan Art School, where she met future life partner and collaborator in the art of Rodchenko, and adopted it as their own ideas.
On arrival in Moscow in 1912, she worked in a factory, attending a private studio and the Stroganov School of Industrial Art.
The youngest among the representatives of the Russian avant-garde, it is, nevertheless, there has been noticeable. The alliance with Rodchenko determined its transition from an early drawing and symbolist poetry to non-objective painting and poetry.
"Two Figures" (1921) The basis of objective compositions Stepanova always obvious stylized figurative motifs and subject. They gravitated more to the game geometric shapes, rather than to the philosophy of language.
The specificity of the nature of the gift of the artist with a predetermined convergence constructivists, who retired from the abstract art in a direct way of doing things.
She is involved in the Constructivist exhibition "5