"Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957) - Ink On Paper."Pavel Tchelitchew (1898-1957),
Ink on Paper,
Pavel Tchelitchew is a Russian who, despite the acquisition of his American nationality, spent a large part of his life in France where he made a career. Pavel Tchelitchew is both a painting considered to be of the surrealist movement, but he also created many stage sets and costumes, notably for the Ballets Russes in 1928. At the Salon d'Automne in 1925, Gertrude Stein will see his work and he bought the complete contents of his workshop. From this meeting, the artist made some decisive meetings such as René Crevel or Christian Bérard. In 1930, Chelichev presented his works as part of a group exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.