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Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis

Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis Biography

Artist


ABOUT
Painter and composer who contributed to the symbolism and art nouveau movements. He was one of the foremost representatives of the fin de si├Ęcle epoch and pioneered abstract art in Europe.
BEFORE FAME
He studied piano and composition at the Warsaw Conservatory and took classes in drawing at the Warsaw School of Fine Arts.

FAMILY LIFE
He was the eldest of nine children. He married Sofija Konstantinas in 1909.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He and Kazys Simonis were fellow Lithuanian artists.
TRIVIA
He composed over 250 pieces of music and created about 300 paintings during his brief career.

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