Ilya Bolotowsky was a leading early 20th-century painter in abstract styles in New York City. His work, a search for philosophical order through visual expression, embraced cubism and geometric abstraction.
Born: 1 July 1907, Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: 22 November 1981, Lower East Side, New York City, New York, United States
Education: National Academy Museum and School (1924–1930)
Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada