Painter, graphic artist. Graduated from Moscow. The vkhutein (1929), a student of D. Shterenberg. He lived in Moscow. In 1927-32 member of the OST. Participated in exhibitions since 1928. KN. Fig. and design of the book. for Mosk. ed, in 1941-44 was for FR. gas. Paintings of "Billiards" (1927), "Winter" (1937), "Portrait of father" (1960), "South-West" (1962), "Portrait of B. Kopanskogo" (1970), the triptych "the old house" (1972), etc., graphic work.
Schedule. Painter, Illustrator and theater artist.
Born in 1906 in Grodno.After his son's birth the family moved to Moscow. While studying in upper secondary school, Leonid attended the private artists ' studios of F. I. Rerberg and A. E. Mycanadian and was a volunteer at the first state free art workshops in the class of I. I. Mashkov.
In 1924 he enrolled in the Academy of arts in Leningrad, where he studied with a wonderful artist Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin
In 1927, for family reasons he moved to Moscow in the Vkhutein (Higher art and technical Institute) and came to the workshop DP Shterenberg. In 1930, he graduated from the VHUTEIN, and became professionally a portrait illustration. In 1932 Leonid Pavlovich became a member of the Union of artists in the graphics section.
During the Great Patriotic war went to the front. During his military service, he worked as an artist as front-line Newspapers ("Wings of Victory", "the battle for the Motherland"). In 1944, after the hospital Zusman was demobilized due to illness. He began to work in "TASS Windows" and the various publishers, and was art editor of the magazine "Around the world".
Leonid Pavlovich Zusman participated in many Moscow, Republican, all-Union and foreign exhibitions. In 1929 his works were presented at the exhibition of Soviet art in new York, in 1931 – at the Paris exhibition, in 1939, in Brussels. In 1959, at the International book fair in Leipzig he was awarded a silver medal.
His works are in the collections of the Russian Museum Tver art Museum, Museum of art, Tbilisi.