Grigorii Likman

Ликман, Григорий Густавович

Painter, graphic artist

Born Revell (Tallinn), 25 January 1904

Died Novosibirsk, 21 July 1991


Likman studied from 1916 to 1918 at the Moscow Stroganov Institute and from 1918 to 1921 at the Moscow Vkhutemas. In 1923 het started working as a scenographer at the Tomsk theatre. In 1926 he moved to Novosibirsk where he worked as the artistic director for the Krasnoarmeiskaia gazeta [Red Army Journal]. In 1933 he started painting next to his work as an illustrator.