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architect and urbanist who developped the artistic and philosophical features
Lazar Khidekel came from the family
of artisan and builder of Vitebsk, a town glorified by Chagall, his first teacher,
and became one of key figures in Leningrad Avant-garde of the 1920’s.
Lazar Khidekel PHOTO ARCHIVES
About LAZAR KHIDEKEL SOCIETY
The Lazar Khidekel Society was founded in 2010 by the family of Lazar Khidekel and a group of outstanding art historians, museum specialists and art connoisseurs with the aim of preserving and protecting the legacy of Lazar Khidekel (1904, Vitebsk-1986, Leningrad) in art, architecture and design, and advancing the recognition of Lazar Khidekel as one of the titans of the Russian avant-garde - especially the Suprematism movement, which laid the foundation for visual culture of the 20th and 21st centuries.
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