Lev Yudin was born in 1903 in Vitebsk. Cut paper his mother taught, constantly cutting out silhouettes of different animals while playing with children.
Still in school, Leo began attending the workshop of K. S. Malevich, and then studied at the Institute, where Malevich taught, and in 1922. moved to Petrograd along with the teacher.
With 1923. – employee Ginhuke (State Institute of artistic culture). Worked with Malevich in the late 1920-30 years, was among a group of pictorial and plastic realism. Member of the Union of artists since 1932.
In 1941, Lev Alexandrovich Yudin died on the Leningrad front.
A graphic silhouette, painter. Student and colleague of Malevich. Member of the Union of artists since 1932. The husband of the artist Mary pea.
Another student began attending the workshop of K. S. Malevich, and then studied at the Institute, where Malevich taught, and in 1922 he moved to Petrograd together with the teacher, who tried in vain to overcome the thrust of his disciple to nature, to the depiction of reality outside the framework of the "scientific method".
In Petrograd Yudin studied in VKhUTEMAS – (1922 – 1923), since 1920, participated
in the exhibitions. Since 1923 Yudin – employee Ginhuke. Worked with Malevich in the end
1920 – 30-ies was part of a group of pictorial and plastic realism together
with V. Ermolaeva, V. Sterligov, K. Rozhdestvensky.
Among his colleagues Yudin had special talent – a rare graphical manner with a silhouette image. This art he learned from his mother.
Without preparation he masterfully cut with scissors silhouettes of animals
and people 1– 2 cm in size, often in complex composite interactions. Yudin's work is distinguished by accuracy and elegance of figure, amazing decorative and rhythmic skills.
In 1928 Yudin, along with other wonderful artists and writers:
V. Lebedev, V. By Cordovan, Y. Vasnetsov, P. Sokolov, B. Malachowski, V. Ermolaeva,
D. Kharms, N. Oleynikov, N. By Zabolotskii, V. Mayakovsky, A. Vvedensky, A. Krimmer – collaborated in the magazines "Siskin" and "Hedgehog", the famous "Academy Marshak".
Yudin died in his first battle in one of the bloodiest places of the Leningrad front. Received on the eve of battle "reservation" from the Union of artists, he refused to use it, considering it a betrayal of the soldiers of his platoon.
Yudin's work was exhibited in Dresden, Brussels, and St. Petersburg. Personal exhibition of L. Yudina was held in 2003 at the Museum of contemporary art "Tsarskoselskaya collection", Pushkin.