1947: Iridescence

Andrey Avinoff - Iridescence (1925-1947)

Andrey Avinoff: Iridescence (1925-1947)

The entomologist Andrey Avinoff emigrated from Russia to the USA after the revolution and worked at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History for 20 years, eventually becoming its director. He turned to painting only later in life after moving to New York City. He was close friends with sex researcher Alfred Kinsey.

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