Russian artist Boris Chemetov was born in 1908 in Moscow. In 1933 he settled in Paris, where he attended l'Académie de la Grande Chaumière. He integrated into the Montparnasse artists’ circle and meet painters of the Ecole de Paris. He continued his studies at French Cubist André Lhote’s studio. In 1938, he moved to the South of France.
The artist devoted to introduce art to life. People and city are two major themes of his painting. Cubism, Constructivism and the Russian Ballet had a great influence on Cemetov’s creation, which features abundance of color and abstract geometric expression. Chemetov’s work achieves flatness and non-perspective composition constructed by interlocking jigsaw arrangement of color that reveals the poetry and music of contemporary painting.