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Vladimirovna Mayakovskaya

Russia • Moscow • 1894−1972
Artist of arts and crafts and teacher, innovator and inventor, member of the Union of Artists of the USSR, honored cultural worker of the RSFSR, elder sister of the poet Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky Silver medalist at the World Exhibition in Paris (1925). Commander of the Order of the Red Banner of Labor (1964).

Born on August 24, 1884 in Armenia. She graduated from the MHPA named S.G. Stroganov. She worked at the Moscow factory "Trekhgornaya manufactory" and "Red Rose". She was engaged in teaching at MIT and VHUTEMAS. During her lifetime, she published memoirs about the poet Vladimir Mayakovsky. She died on September 12, 1972 in Moscow. Buried in the Novodevichy cemetery.

Exhibitions of works by Lyudmila Mayakovskaya were held in France, Great Britain, Italy and Russia. The artist's works are in the collection of the Museum of Mayakovsky in Moscow. The name of Lyudmila Mayakovskaya is included in the American catalog "Women of Russian Avant-garde" at the initiative of the world famous Italian fashion designer Giorgio Armani.
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