Valentina Kulagina

Кулагина, Валентина Никифоровна

Painter, graphic artist, designer

Born Gari (Moscow), 1902

Died Moscow, 1987


In 1909 Kulagina joined the studios of Pevsner and Favorskii at the SVOMAS, where she met her husband Gustav Klucis. Together they studied at the VKhUTEMAS. In 1928 she became a member of the group Oktiabr. After the arrest (1938) of her husband she retreated from public life.