Zenon Komissarenko

Zenon Komissarenko represents the Russian avant-garde of the twentieth century, a student of Kazimir Malevich, Vladimir Tatlin, Pavel Kuznetsov. Painter, graphic artist, poster artist, cartoonist. Movie artist animator, screenwriter, director, director, teacher. Pioneer of Soviet animations (one of her “fathers-patriarchs”), the founder officially recognized in the world cartoon movie.

Zenon was born on April 10, 1891 in Simferopol in the family of painter Pyotr Komissarenko.

 In 1922, Zenon was “infected” with a new idea: a dynamic painting (an animation). “In the dormitory of VKHUTEMAS in a basement under his supervision, himself, some art graduates and cameraman Leonid Kosmatov joined forces. This is how the experimental organizational-production workshop took shape”. Zenon Komissarenko’s first animated movie, “Creation of the World” was created, in which he was the director, screenwriter, and animator.

 In 1924 Zenon created the first Soviet animated film “Interplanetary revolution”- a masterpiece that went down in the history of cinema! Zenon Komissarenko’s paintings are now available to buy on artvie.com!

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