Richard Nathanson Impressionist & 20th Century Art

Pavel Tchelitchew

(Russian, 1898–1957)

acrobat by pavel tchelitchew

Pavel Tchelitchew

Acrobat

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three spahis by pavel tchelitchew

Pavel Tchelitchew

Three Spahis, 1931

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Biography

Timeline

1898
Born Moscow, Russia
1918
Attends the Kiev Academy
Makes street posters and stage sets for local theaters
1921 - 1923
Goes to Berlin, meets Sergei Diaghilev of the Ballet Russe
1923
Moves to Paris and begins easel painting
1934
Visits America, continues designing sets for ballets,in association with George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky
1957
Died

Exhibitions

2000
Private Realisms: American Paintings 1934-1949, Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1998
The Surrealist Vision: Europe and The Americas, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, FL
Katonah Art Museum, Katonah, NY (solo)
1997
Surrealism and American Art 1932-1949, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
1994
Perceivable Realities (Eilshemius, Graves, Tanner and Tchelitchew), Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY
1993
Pavel Tchelitchew: Nature Transformed, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1992
Art of the 1940s, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1991
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1964
Gallery of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1952
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI (solo)

Public Collections

Boston Museum
Courtauld Institute, London
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Musée de Beaux-Arts, Grenoble
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Philadelphia Museum

Literature

1993
Pavel Tchelitchew: Nature Transformed. New York, NY: Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, 1993