Graphic artist, painter, theatrical and film designer, fiction writer. Studied at the St Petersburg University, in the studios of S. Seidenberg (1908 — 1909) and Jan Ciaglińskj (1909 — 1910) and at the Baron Stieglitz Central School of Technical Drawing (1909 — 1910). Attended the studios of Maurice Denis and Félix Vallotton in Paris (1911 — 1912). Member of the Professional Union of Artist-Decorators (1917), World of Art (1922) and the Society of Easel Artists (1925). Taught at the Free Art Studios (from 1918). Member of the International Bureau, IZO Narkompros (from 1922). Emigrated to Paris (1924).