The artist is Larionov
Larionov in his art went through a complex and stormy path of searching from impressionism to futurism, was the founder of radiant, one of the directions that led to abstractionism. In 1915, at the invitation with. P. Diaghilev, for the design of his Russian seasons, he left for France and stayed there.
During the passion for folk art, Lubk, Larionov called to study with the creators of signs, and not from teachers of the Academy of Arts. The painting "hairdresser", written in 1907, is part of the "provincial cycle", made in the style of neopimitivism.
Withstand in a bright color, the picture was written under a strong impression of a provincial life, its slow rhythms, a kind of peculiar „rituality of “actions. In this work, ironic and funny, the interest of Mikhail Larionov in the signs above the shops characteristic of provincial cities is noticeable. The Russian Museum. From the icon to the present. 2005. With. 293.