Alexander
Haskelevich Kjerner

Ukraine • 1912−1981

Biography and information

Painter. Member of the Union of artists of the USSR.

Born in the city of Tulchyn, Vinnitska oblast. Studied at KHI (1932 – 1941 and 1945 – 1946) at p. Volokitina, S. Grigorieva, and A. Shovkunenko. Participated in Republican and all-Union exhibitions since 1947. lived and worked in Kiev. A memorial exhibition was held in Kiev in 1985. Gained fame as a master of still life, also wrote thematic paintings, landscapes and portraits.