Nadezhda A. Udaltsova
1886, Orel - 1961, Moscow
N. Udaltsova is a landscapist, portraitist; a graphic artist; she
engaged herself in genre painting, still-life painting; she also produced cubic-futuristic
compositions, monumental painting. She is one of the key artists of Russian
avant-garde. She made the point that the Art shouldn't ape the Nature. In 1906 she took her courses at K.F. Yuon Art School; during 1909 - 1911
she also attended various Moscow art studios. She
collaborated with V.E. Tatlin and L.S. Popova.
N. Udaltsova was a member of the following associations: "The Bubnovu
Valet" ("The Knave of Diamonds"); "0.10", "The Mir
Iskusstva" ("The World of Art"), "The 13" Group and others. In 1918 N. Udaltsova was an instructor at the Liberal Arts State
Workshops (GSKhM) (an assistant to K.S. Malevich).