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Livshits, Benedikt (Benedict Livshitz)
POLUTOROGLAZYI STRELETS [STRELETZ] ("The One and a Half-Eyed Archer"). First Edition.
Leningrad: IPL, [1933]

Text in Russian. Cloth decorated to front, DJ. 296 pp. Frontispiece, plates. Library (?) stamp removed from title page. (A Catalogue of Russian Avant-Garde Books in the British Library 1912-1934, No. 290) [On Russian Futurism: Burliuk Brothers, Mayakovsky, Khlebnikov, Guro, N. Goncharova, Exter, et al. - Burliuk, David (1882-1967): Well-known Russian Avant-garde artist, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. Studied in Munich and Paris. Friend of Mayakovsky. One of the founders of "Knave of Diamonds". After Russian Revolution emigrated. Lived in the United States. Exhibited on futurist exhibitions; after 1917: in 1922 (Berlin) with Exter, Filonov, Gabo, Kandinsky, Popova, Puni (Pougny), Rodchenko, Rozanova, Tatlin; in 1932 (Philadelphia) with Archipenko, Chagall, Goncharova, Larionov, Lissitzky, Malevich, Tzadkin, etc. - Mayakovsky, Vladimir (1893-1930): The most famous Soviet poet, one of the founders of Russian Futurism. - Exter, Alexandra (1882-1949): the famous Ukrainian ?migr? avant-garde artist. Lived in Kiev, Moscow and Paris. - Goncharova, Natalia (1881-1962): one of the most famous artists of Russian Avant-Garde. Painter, graphic and theater artist. Wife of M. Larionov, worked in collaboration with him: theorists of "Rayonism". Participated in the most famous exhibitions: "Knave of Diamonds", "Union of Youth", "Donkey's Tail", "Target", etc. Lived in Paris from 1915.] - Rare, especially with DJ]

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