Person    | Male  Born 1901  Died 1978

Alexis Kow

Categories: Art, Sculpture

Countries: France, Russia

From Velocetoday we learn: Kow was born near St. Petersburg as Alexis Kojewnikow (or Kogeynikow) and was studying in Switzerland when the 1917 Russian revolution happened. He went on to Paris where his artistic talent was discovered and in 1922 he created his first advertisements for Panhard et Levassor. Kow specialized in automobile advertising but did also do some sculpture. That site has some photos of Kow's wife and daughter (and lots of his splendid artwork) but no picture of the man himself so we have used one of his auto ads instead. You can see the stylistic symilarity with the Lenin bust.

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Alexis Kow

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Lenin - Holford Gardens - bust

This memorial was given to the people of Finsbury by the Russian Embassy in L...

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Children of the Will Crooks Estate

Children of the Will Crooks Estate

Participants in the creation of the Will Crooks mural.

Group, Art

1 memorial
Alfred Bestall

Alfred Bestall

Author and illustrator. Born Alfred Edmeades Bestall in Mandalay, Burma. He served in the army during WW1, transporting troops in red double-decker buses. Following his studies at the L.C.C. Centra...

Person, Art, Children, Literature, Burma, Wales

1 memorial
George Lookwood (Slim of Peckham)

George Lookwood (Slim of Peckham)

Mosaic artist active in 2007.

Person, Art

1 memorial
Peggy Fortnum

Peggy Fortnum

Illustrator. Born in Harrow, Margaret Fortnum has illustrated about 80 children's books, most famously the Paddington series from the beginning to 1974. Andrew Behan has researched Fortnum: Margar...

Person, Art

2 memorials
Jacques Lipchitz

Jacques Lipchitz

Born as Chaim Jacob Lipchitz Druskieniki, Lithuania. Died on the island of Capri and was buried on Har Hamenuhot, Jerusalem. External website provides a good chronology and pictures of some works .

Person, Art, Sculpture, Israel/Palestine, Italy, Lithuania

2 memorials