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Lenin, Vladimir) Altman, Nathan [Al'tman, Natan].
LENIN. Drawings by Nathan Altman [Natan Al'tman]. (Lithographs). First Edition.
Peterburg: IZO NKP, 1921.

Softcover. Text in Russian. 5000 copies only. Cover design with elements of Suprematism and Constructivism by N. Altman. (MOMA Collection No. 331, A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 6) [Altman, Nathan (1889-1970): Famous Russian and Soviet Jewish avant-garde artist. Paintings, graphics, sculpture, theater, posters, book design, porcelain, agitprop. Studied in Odessa and in Paris. Exhibited from 1906 ("World of Art", "Knave of Diamonds", "Union of Youth", etc) in 1922 (Berlin) with Archipenko, Chagall, Filonov, Gabo, Lissitzky, Malevich, Puni (Pougny), Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1925 (Paris) with Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Popova, Rodchenko, etc.. Worked for Jewish theater, illustrated Jewish books.]

Item ID: 00640R


Avant-Garde Modernism Russian Russia Soviet Culture Modern Art 1920s 1910s Constructivism Book Design Propaganda Radical Communism Communist Party Political Suprematism Lenin Lithographs Nathan Altman Natan Al'tman World of Art Jewish Altman Al'tman Nathan Natan Isaevich Isaievich Isayevich
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