Nikolai Drimtievich MILIOTI 1874 — 1962
Миколай Дмитрович МІЛІОТІ • Николай Дмитриевич МИЛИОТИ
Nikolai Drimtievich Milioti was born in Moscow in 1874. In 1898-1900 studied at the Moscow College of Art, Sculpture and Architecture, later worked in Paris studios of Jean-Paul Loran, B. Konstana and M. Wistler. In 1906 participated in a group exhibition organized by Diagilev in Paris and Berlin. In 1907 organized The Blue Rose group in Moscow. In 1910 became a founding member of The World of Art group. Painted night dream and fantastic-surreal paintings. In 1914 was mobilized to World War I and fought in Karpathians. Emmigrated to Berlin in 1922 and later to Paris. Since 1924 along with N. Goncharova worked at the puppet theatre of Y. Sazonova. Taught at the academy of T. Suchotinoy-Tolstoy in 1929-1930. Participated in the First Russian Art Exhibition in Berlin, Philadelphia; in 1927 – in the last The World of Art exhibition; in 1929 – Russian Exhibition in Copenhagen; in 1929 – exhibition of Russian Paris school in Paris. Personal exhibitions took place in Paris in 1929, 1930 and 1938. Milioti lived in poverty. He died in Paris in 1962.