Sketch Georgian artist of Polish origin, futurist, book illustrator, theatrical designer After the Polish uprising, Kiril Zdanevich's family settled in Kutaisi, Georgia. Kirill continued his studies first in St. Petersburg and then in Paris. He met such artists, poets and writers as: Modigliani, Chagall, Rivera, Sutin, Bart, Kiesling, Picasso, Ehrenburg. He painted pictures with brightness, in Matisse colors and tones dissonances, collaborated with book publishers as an illustrator, designed and created projects for exhibitions. After returning to Georgia, he became a theater artist, working with Georgian, Russian and German playwrights. Kirill Zdanevich was repressed in 1949 and deported from Moscow to Vorkuta for 15 years. Ten years later, when he returned to Tbilisi, he was already old and his health was in poor condition.