Schedule a cartoonist. He graduated from the Moscow school of painting (1900). From 1894 he published drawings and cartoons in funny. well. The initiator and first ed. W. "Satyricon" (1908-14, St.-Petersburg). After the revolution he worked in GROWTH and designed productions in the t-RAH Moscow and Leningrad, was engaged in the book. graphics. The author of the poems.
All his life O. A. Radaki improved in witty and pertinent art — a satirical chart. He created a huge number of caricatures and cartoons for Newspapers and magazines, posters and drawings on the topic of the day. In addition, immediately after the October revolution he designed productions of the avant-garde in the Central GRIT, in 1919 published a fun children's magazine "Galchonok", painted for Gorky created the children's magazine "Northern lights" and even founded in Petrograd artistic tavern "Parsley", which itself issued.
The glory of the satirist-painter and poet, accompanied by this remarkable man, whose work is connected with Moscow and Leningrad. He studied at the Moscow school of painting, and in 1905 graduated from TSUTR in St. Petersburg, then continued his training in the workshop of artist T. Steinlen in Paris. Before the revolution of 1917 he became known, working in popular Russian magazines "Satyricon" (1908-1914 he) and "New Satyricon" (1913-1918), exhibiting their works on the big and small exhibitions of new art associations.
During the Civil war of Radaki creates campaign posters, of which the most famous was "Illiterate — the same blind..." (1920). In the 1920s, working with A. T. Averchenko Vladimir Mayakovsky, Sasha Black and taffy, with the masters of graphics and illustrations by V. M. Konashevich, vs Svarog, M. M. Cheremnykh and others, he collaborates with diurnally "Bast", "Behemoth", "beach", "Onion", "Infidel."
In the 1930s, the work of the artist associated with the Moscow magazine "Crocodile". Its varied "palette" of satire, humor and irony. Brilliant wit, an apt imagery, constant political sensitivity of this distinguished masters of caricature and are the reason that many of his drawings remain funny and relevant even decades later.