在他早些年，彼得罗夫，Vodkin开发了他的“ 球形透视 ”：一个独特的风味歪曲图纸为代表观众足够高，以实际看到地球的球形曲线。
1932年春，中国共产党中央委员会下令，所有现有的文学艺术团体和组织应解散，与创意专业的统一的协会所取代。因此，艺术家的列宁格勒联盟成立1932年8月，这带来了革命后的艺术史有着密切2。苏联艺术的时代开始了。彼得罗夫 - Vodkin当选艺术家的列宁格勒联盟在1932年的第一位总统。
彼得罗夫 - Vodkin著作在20世纪70年代被重新发布到一个大获好评，忽视经过长时间。他最著名的文学作品是3自出自传中篇：“Khlynovsk”，“欧氏空间”和“Samarcandia”。这些二是特别重要的，因为它传递彼得罗夫 - Vodkin世界观作为非常详细的艺术家。
Kuzma Petrov Vodkin was born in Hector khvalynsk (Saratov) into the family of a local shoemaker. He first came into contact with art in his early childhood, when he took some lessons from a couple of icon painters and a signboard. Nevertheless, Petrov, Vodkin did not fully see himself at the time of the arts; after graduating from junior high school, he spent a summer working in a small shipyard, and plans to enter the railway at the University of Samarra. He did not have the exam after the end of the art of Fedor Polo 1896
In April 1895, the death of, a period of time in the vicinity of Vodkin - Petrov took a different painting. By chance, his mother's employer invited the famous architect, R. Mel. Petrov - Vodkin was introduced to the guests and moved him enough to invite in studying art in St Petersburg. Education is funded by charitable funds between local businessmen. He also met at this time Borisov - Musatov, an important painter living in Saratov, who encouraged Petrov - Vodkin to continue his studies.
Petrov - Vodkin stayed in St Petersburg from 1895 to 1897 at the school of Baron Stieglits, moving to the former Academy of painting, sculpture and architecture. Petrov Vodkin is a student of Valentin Serov, Isaacs Levitan, especially Konstantin Co Rowan. In 1901, he went to Munich to assist with Anton A Z be.
He graduated in 1904.
Independent work starts (1899 to 1912)
While in Paris in 1906 he met Maria Jovanovic (1885-1960), the daughter of the Serbia immigrant Hotel and staff. She's still his life partner. They had two daughters, one of whom died.
Even if he is Petrov in the University, Vodkin, managed to get into conflict with the Russian Orthodox Church, the Church of Samarra to abandon work in his, and eventually destroyed it is not acceptable. Some of his early works were considered too erotic. His first known work was the dream (1910), which sparked a discussion among contemporary Russian artists. This picture is the main defender Alexander BENOIS; his main critic is Ilya Repin (hence, Petrov Vodkin, is discussed by two at the time of the main Russian painter). The other major works include the boy in the play, but it is worth noting that a red horse bath (1912), a symbol of his most representative works - the future of social change.  the latter becomes a classic moment, and, in a sense, a trademark for an artist.
At this stage in his artistic development, Petrov, widely used Vodkin ORTHODOX ICON aesthetic with bright colors and unusual together. His work is often regarded as blasphemy and pornography.
From 1924 to 1926 Petrov - Vodkin lived in France with his family. In 1922, he painted the portrait of the Russian poet Anna Akhmatova.
In his early years, Petrov, Vodkin developed his "spherical perspective": a unique flavor of distorted drawings to represent the audience high enough to actually see the earth's spherical curve.
He used it extensively through his works and death in the line of fire like a political commissar of the observer, which seems to be more distant, but actually close. It is believed that this distortion has been built in the Byzantine perspective - the inverted view of the use of portraits.
Petrov - Vodkin is used for deep shades of time, but his paintings become thinner. He began painting still life and portraits, he resigned from the previous theme ".
With the help of the Soviet Union, he made several trips to the Soviet Union and produced many works to achieve the purpose of education.
In 1927, Petrov, Vodkin infected with tuberculosis, had to cut down for several years. He turned to literature, wrote three major semi autobiographical volumes, khvalynsk Euclidean space and Samarkandia. The top two are considered to be at the same time as the best Russian literature.
In the spring of 1932, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China ordered that all existing literary and artistic groups and organizations should be dissolved and replaced by a unified association of creative professionals. Therefore, the Leningrad Artists Alliance was founded in August 1932, which brought a revolution in the history of art is closely 2. The Soviet era began. Petrov Vodkin was elected as the first artist of the Leningrad alliance president in 1932.
Petrov -Vodkin other important works during this period include 1919 alarm. (1934).
In February 1939, Petrov Vodkin, died of tuberculosis in Leningrad
Until the middle of the 60s, Petrov, Vodkin in the Soviet Union almost forgot his painting to the writing.
Petrov - Vodkin works in 1970s was re released to a great acclaim, ignored after a long time. He is the most famous literary works from the 3 autobiography: "Khlynovsk", "Euclidean space" and "Samarcandia". These two are particularly important as it delivers the Petrov Vodkin worldview as a very detailed artist.
The largest collection of works by Petrov -Vodkin is in the Russian Museum in St Petersburg, where, as of 2012, the permanent exhibition of the entire room is devoted to painters. A memorial museum is set in Petrov Vodkin, he built his parents' house in khvalynsk hometown. It shows that other khvalynsk painters choose his works, and works.