Born on October 28, 1888 in Mazheikiai
(Lithuania), died on February 19, 1942 in Incukalns (Latvia). Sculptor.
Studies at the Art School in Kazan (1909-1913), S. Erzya's studio
in Moscow (1914), Imperial School of the Association for the Fostering
of Arts (1916), St. Petersburg Academy of Arts (1917) and the State
Free Art Workshops in Petrograd (1918-1920). Participation in the
implementation of a monumental propaganda project in Petrograd. Further
studies in Berlin (1921-1923), where got acquainted with the phenomena
of Modernism (Constructivism, Cubism). Together with A. Dzirkalis,
he launched the first Latvian arts magazine Laikmets. Member of the
artists' union "Sadarbs" (1924-1939).
|The Mother. The Common Graves. 1929.|
|Statue of Liberty. 1931-1935.|
|Home | LATNET Art Gallery|