Natalia Goncharova

1881–1962

Natalia Goncharova, ‘Linen’ 1913
Linen 1913
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In Tate Modern

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Natalia Sergeevna Goncharova (Russian: Ната́лья Серге́евна Гончаро́ва, IPA: [nɐˈtalʲjə sʲɪrˈɡʲejɪvnə ɡəntɕɐˈrovə]; July 3, 1881 – October 17, 1962) was a Russian avant-garde artist, painter, costume designer, writer, illustrator, and set designer. She was a founding member of both the Jack of Diamonds, Moscow's first radical independent exhibiting group, and the art movement known as Der Blaue Reiter. Born in Russia, she moved to Paris in 1921 and lived there until her death.

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