Elena Fradkina

Фрадкина, Елена Михайловна

Scenographer, graphic artist, painter

Born 31 August 1902

Died Moscow, 1981


Fradkina studied 1918-20 under Aleksandra Ekster in Kiev. In 1925 she graduated from the Moscow Vkhutemas where she had studied under P. Konchalovskii and A.  Lentulov. She was the sister-in-law of Nadeshda Mandelstam. In late 1966 she had her first exhibition in the Soviet Union. She also designed theatre sets for the Kamerny Theatre