Alexander Rodchenko

1981 Born in St. Petersburg, Russia
1911 - 1914 Studied at the Kazan School of Art
1917 Co-organized the Union of Painters
1918 - 1922 Worked in the Department of Fine Arts of the Commissariat for the People’s Education
1924 Started taking photographs
1925 Trip to Paris as one of the designers of the Soviet section of the “Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes”
1928 - 1932 Worked on a series of photo documentaries
1930 Delivered a series of lectures on photography at the Institute of Printing
1935 - 1941 Photo documentary of the sports parade on Red Square
1944 Head artist in the House of Technology
1956 Dead on 3 December in Moscow