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Lissitzky, El (Cover design)
ARKHITEKTURA SSSR ("Architecture of the USSR"). Magazine. 1934 No. 8.
Moscow: SSA, 1934.

Text in Russian. (Captions also in French). Folio (12 x 9) softcover. Profusely illustrated. [Cover design by El Lissitzky]. 4000 copies only. Cover of this or similar magazine was reproduced in S. Compton's book on Russian Avant-garde. (A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 12) [The major architectural magazine of 1930s. - Lissitzky, El' (Lazar') (1890-1941): The famous Russian and Soviet avant-garde artist. Graphic art, typography, design, architecture, book design, photography. Studied from Malevich. One of the most prominent artists in Constructivism style, especially in typography. Close to BAUHAUS. "October". Exhibited in 1922 (Berlin) with Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Klutsis, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1932 (Philadelphia) with Archipenko, Chagall, Goncharova, Larionov, Malevich, Tzadkin, etc. - Rare]

Senkevich 67.

Item ID: 01103R

Price: $195.00

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