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Beloosesky Gallery is interested in purchasing paintings and drawings by Andre Lanskoy. 
Please call (917) 749-4577 or email us at info@beloosesky.com


Andre Lanskoy was known for his many abstract works including painting, prints and collages,  He did illustrations for The Diary of a Madman, a novel by Nikolai Gogol, but began his career with figurative paintings and still life.  

Andre Lanskoy was born in Moscow on March 31, 1902.  His family moved to St. Petersburg in 1905 and then to Kiev in 1918.  He fought in the Tsarist White Army during the Russian Civil War until he was injured.  In 1921 he moved to Paris where he studied painting at the Academie de La Grande Chaumiere.

Lanskoys' success began when Wilhelm Unde took interest of his works at the Salon d' Automne in 1923/1924.  In 1925, Andre Lanskoy held his first solo exhibition in Paris followed by a group exhibition with fellow Russian artist Robert and Sonia Delaunay, Leopold Survage, and Ossip Zadkine.  Those early works were inspired by Van Gogh, Matisse and Soutine.  

By 1937 Lanskoy had given up figurative painting and began fully painting abstracts.  During this time he became friends with Nicolas de Stael and the two held an exhibition in 1948.  He subsequently exhibited at the New York Fine Arts Associates, documenta II and the Les Peintres Russes de l'ecole de Paris at the museum of Saint Denis.  

Andre Lanskoy died in Paris on August 22, 1976.
 

Biography form the Archives of AskART

 

 TIMELINE

1902      Born: Moscow, Russia
1919      Moved to Kiev, Ukrain in order to flew the Russian revolution
1921      Settled in Paris, France
              Started studying at the Grande-Chaumière, Paris, France
1976      Died: in Paris, France


EXHIBITIONS

2009            Dialoge/Dialogs, Galerie Iris Wazzau, Davos Platz, Switzerland
2001            Graphics, Aras Gallery, Ravensburg, Germany
2000–2001   A Walk Through 20th Century Art: Painting, Drawings and Sculpture, Aras Gallery, Ravensburg, Germany
1989–1990   Journal d’un Fou: André Lanskoy-Nicolai Gogol, Aras Gallery, Ravensburg, Germany
1988            Les Années Cinquante, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
1981            Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
1969            Neue Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
1966            Museé Galliéra, Paris, France (solo)
1965            Fine Art Associates, New York, NY 
1965            Knoedler Gallery, New York, NY
1961            Kaplan Gallery, London, UK 
1961            Albert Loeb Gallery, New York, NY
1960            École de Paris, Tokyo, Japan
1960            Les Peintres Russes de l'école de Paris, Musée de Saint-Denis, Saint-Denis, France
1959            Fifteen Painters from Paris Corcoran Gallery, Washington D.C. 
1959            The School of Paris, The Internationals, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
1956            10 Ans de Peinture Française 1945-1955, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
1955            Svens-Franska Gallery, Stokholm, Sweden
1953            Arthur Tooth and Sons, London, UK 
1953            Younger European Painters, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1952            Pittsburgh International of Contemporary Art, Pittsburgh, PA
1951            Louis Carré, Paris, France
1950            L’École de Paris, Paris, France 
1950            Royal Academy London, London, UK 
1950            Advancing French Art, Paris, France 
1950            Louis Carré, New York, NY 
1950            Sidney Janis, New York, NY
1944            Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris, France
1924            Galerie Carmine, Paris, France
1923            Galerie La Licorne, Paris, France
1923            Salon d'Automne, Paris, France