Alexander Aleksandrovic Vesnin, together with his brothers Leonid and Viktor, was a leading light of Constructivist architecture. He is best known for his meticulous perspectival drawings such as Leningrad Pravda of 1924.
|Born:||May 28 (16), 1883, Yuryevets|
|Died:||September 7, 1959, Moscow|
|Nationality:||Russian Empire, Soviet Union|
|Alma mater:||Institute of Civil Engineers, Saint Petersburg|
About Alexander Vesnin
Russian Constructivist architect who designed the Likachev Palace of Culture and the House of Film Actors (both in Moscow). He is particularly remembered for his architectural drawings.
His early architectural works include designs for the Leningradskaya Pravda and the Palace of Labor.
He trained at the Saint Petersburg Institute of Civil Engineers.
He and his two brothers, Viktor and Leonid, were all members of the Constructivist school of architecture.
He frequently collaborated with avant-garde artist Lyubov Popova.
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