Painting in Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Victor Palmov (Ukrainian: Віктор Никандрович Пальмов) (1888–1929) was a Russian-Ukrainian painter and avant-garde artist (Futurist and Neo-primitivist) from the David Burliuk circle.
- Victor Palmov was born 10 October 1888 in Samara, in the Samara Governorate of the Russian Empire.
- In 1911–1914 he studied at the Moscow School of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture (MUZHZV).
- In 1920–1921, together with David Burliuk, he travelled to Japan.
- In 1923–1924 Palmov was associated with the Moscow magazine Left Front of the Arts (LEF) — organ of the Constructivists and Formalists.
- Palmov was the founder of the Cvetopisy or Tsv'etopisi (Colour paintings).
- In 1925 he became the member of the Association of the Revolutionary Art of the Ukraine (ARMU) together with David Burliuk, Vadym Meller, Vasiliy Yermilov, Alexander Bogomazov and Alexander Khvostenko-Khvostov.
- In 1927 he was the co-founder of the Contemporary Ukrainian Artists Union (OSMU) together with Alexander Khvostenko-Khvostov, Mark Epshtein and Anatol Petrytsky.
- From 1925 to 1929 he was professor at the Kiev Art Academy (now the National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture) together with Alexander Bogomazov, Vadym Meller, and Vladimir Tatlin.
- Victor Palmov died 7 July 1929 in Kiev, in the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union.