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ID: 500019128
 
Record Type: Person
Vesnin, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (Russian architect and scenographer, 1883-1959)

Note: Vesnin attended the Institute of Civil Engineering, Saint Petersburg, and graduated in 1912. Subsequently, he studied painting with impressionist artists Yan Tsionglinsky in Saint Petersburg and Konstantin Yuon in Moscow, from 1909-1911. Vesnin then worked in Vladimir Tatlin's studio known as "The Tower" (1912-1913), and later became involved in theater and costume design for various productions by A.Y. Tairov at the Kamernyy Theatre, Moscow. Vesnin was Professor at VKhUTEMAS from 1921-1924, and a teacher at the "Institute of Architecture, Moscow" from 1930-1936. He was also a founding member, with Moisei Iakovlevich Ginzburg, of the Association of Contemporary Architects (OSA) (1925), and edited, with Ginzburg, "Sovremennaia arkhitektura", the journal of the OSA (1926-1930).

Names:
Vesnin, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (preferred,V,index)
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Vesnin (V,display)
Vesnin, Aleksandr Aleksandrovic (V)
Vesnin, Aleksandr Aleksandrovič (V)
Vesnin, Alexander Alexandrovits (V)
Vesnin, Aleksandr (V)
Vesnin, Alexandre (V)

Nationalities:
Russian (preferred)
Soviet

Roles:
artist (preferred)
architect
costume designer
editor
painter
professor
scenographer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Died:  Moscow (Moskva autonomous city, Rossiya republic, Russia) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
member of ....  Vesnin family  
................  (Russian architects, active 20th century) [500089853]
partner of ....  Ginzburg, Moisey  1923-1930
..................  (Belarussian architect, urban planner, and teacher, 1892-1946) [500025636]
sibling of ....  Vesnin, Leonid Aleksandrovich  
..................  (Russian architect, 1880-1933) [500055859]
sibling of ....  Vesnin, Viktor Aleksandrovich  
..................  (Russian architect and teacher, 1882-1950) [500019950]
teacher at (person to institution) ....  VKhUTEMAS  from 1921 to 1924
............................................................  (Russian and Soviet art, design, and architecture school, established, reorganized 1927-1928) [500114223]
teacher of ....  Burov, Andrey  
..................  (Russian architect, 1900-1957) [500120680]
teacher of ....  Leonidov, Ivan  
..................  (Russian architect, 1902-1959) [500028497]
teacher of ....  Loveyko, Iosif  
..................  (Russian architect, born 1906) [500120698]
teacher of ....  Simbertsev, Vasily  
..................  (Russian architect and urban planner, 1901-1982) [500120687]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Vesnin, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich (I)

Biographies:
(Russian architect and scenographer, 1883-1959) ..... [VP Preferred]
(Russian artist, 1883-1959) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(architect, 1883-1959) ..... [AVERY]
(1883-1959) ..... [AVERY]
(Soviet architect and scenographer, 1883-1959) ..... [BHA]
(Russian artist, 1883-1959) ..... [WCP]
(Russian and Soviet architect, professor, painter (artist), theater designer, costume designer and editor; born Yur'evets (Russia, now Russia (Federation)), 1883; died Moscow (Soviet Union, now Russia (Federation)), 1959) ..... [CCA]

Sources and Contributors:
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Vesnin ........ [AVERY, CCA, VP]
...............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
...............................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Vesnin, Aleksandr ........ [CCA]
....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Vesnin, Aleksandr Aleksandrovič ........ [BHA Preferred, VP]
...............................................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Vesnin, Aleksandr Aleksandrovic ........ [CCA]
...............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Vesnin, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich ........ [AVERY Preferred, CCA Preferred, VP Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
.................................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.................................................................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
.................................................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 21 April 2004
.................................................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Vesnin, Alexander Alexandrovits ........ [CCA]
...............................................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
Vesnin, Alexandre ........ [CCA]
....................................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CCA, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976) 192-193
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  CCA Authority File (1980-)
....................  Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1973-1983) v.4, p.626
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) XXXII, 381-383
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 21 April 2004
....................  International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture (1993) I, 946-948
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  RILA/BHA (1975-2000)
....................  Who Was Who in the Soviet Union (1972)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, CCA, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) 381-383
.......... International Dictionary of Architects and Architecture (1993) 946
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