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Aleksandra Ekster
Rhythm and dynamic movement

Aleksandra Ekster, The ArtistsTheatrical Composition
Portrait of Aleksandra Ekster

Alexandra Alexandrovna Exter is a Russian-French painter that explored dynamic movement through the rhythmic quality of her color balance. She also helped with stage design for Aleksander Tairov at Kamerny Theater, she collaborated on Aelita, a science fiction film and she helped with the Soviet Pavilion’s International Exposition of Modern Industrial and Decorative Arts. Alexandra traversed times of civil war from the Soviet Union and sought creativity and originality through her paintings and artwork.

Further reading atbritannica.com

Aleksandra Ekster was a Russian Female Artist born on January 18, 1882. Ekster contributed to the Cubist and Futurist movements, worked in France and Austria and died on March 17, 1949.

Still Life, Aleksandra Ekster

Still Life

1913
Construction, Aleksandra Ekster

Construction

1922-1923
Theatrical Composition, Aleksandra Ekster

Theatrical Composition

1925
Ballet, Light Maquette, Aleksandra Ekster

Ballet, Light Maquette

1926-1930

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