Poster artist, graphic artist

Olga Eiges was born in Smolensk. Between 1930 and 1934 she studied at the Pamiati 1905 Art College and from 1934 to 1939 studied poster design under Aleksandr Deineka at the Surikov Institute in Moscow

She participated in her first exhibition in 1927 and worked as a poster designer for the Institute of Health Education and the Soviet State Circus. Eiges became a member of the Moscow Union of Soviet Artists in 1941.

After her return from war evacuation in 1943, she painted, together with artists D. Brodskaia, T. Rein, E Rodionova , V. Fediaeva and N. Elkonina, murals at Moscow Metro stations, administrative buildings and health centres within Vladimir Favorsky’s monumental painting team.

Eiges also painted large-size graphic works and designed books. 


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