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Alexandra Beltsova

Alexandra Beltsova

Alexandra Beltsova (1892, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire – 1981, Riga, Latvian SSR) – artist.

She was born in Ukraine on 17 March 1892, got education in Penza Art college famous also with young Latvian artists. A. Beltsova lived for some time in Petrograd where was affected by left wing trends in art. In 1919 she moved to Riga where got married to Roman Suta, both became members of Riga group of Artists.

The couple were inspired by modernism: cubism and constructivism while visiting Europe.

This infatuation gave birth to the Latvian national-constructivist interior style.

Their decorated china workshop «Baltars» was highly popular and esteemed in Latvia and abroad.

A. Beltsova was a typical representative of art-deco in Latvia

She was involved in Latvian art for many years, yet never lost her Russian national originality.

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