Helms Ernst

Kazan, Russia

15.08.1912

Cartoonist

Artist of the magazine “Chayan”

Gelm Ernst Brunovich (August 15, 1912, Moscow – the end of the 1980s), artist of the theater, graphic artist, People’s Artist of the Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (1960), Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1974).
After graduation he worked as the main artist of the furniture workshops of the trust “Mosdrevmebel”, the main artist for interior design in the Central House of Civil Air Fleet
Since 1942 he lived in Kazan, carried out posters and cartoons for the city’s “Window of Satire.” In the theater since 1944, the first work – the design of the play “Golden Key” by AN Tolstoy in the Kazan Puppet Theater.
He also worked in the field of book illustration (Leo Tolstoy’s Three Bears, 1944, Marshak’s Twelve Months, 1953, and others).


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