Izaak Pailes

Пайлес Исаак


Born Kiev 13 December 1895

Died Paris, 1978


Pailes studied sculpture at at the Kiev Art School. In 1913 he went to Paris and lived in La Ruche (The Beehive). In 1914 he hat to return to Russia but returned to Paris in 1919. In 1920 Pailes abandoned sculpture and started painting. During World War II he lived in the south of France where he joineda resistant group. In 1944 he returned to Paris and painted 1948 his first abstract painting. He worked and lived in Paris as a member of L'Ecole de Paris.