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Arvatov, B; Sabaneev, L.; Beskin, M; Gan, A.; et al.
O TEATRE ("On the Theater"). First Edition.
Tver': Tverskoye Izdatel'stvo, 1922.

Text in Russian. Softcover. Avant-garde cover by Mikhail Sokolov (Constructivism). 1500 copies only. Articles mostly about avant-garde revolutionary theater of 1920s such as Meyerhold Theater, etc. [Arvatov, Boris (1896-1940): one of major theorists of "Productive Art", very popular at that time; then of LEF. - Beskin, Osip (1892-1969): Soviet art critic and journalist. Editor-in-chief of the magazine "Soviet Photo". Participated in LEF ('Left Front"): the most important association of Soviet mid-1920's avant-garde writers (Mayakovsky, Brik), artists and photographers (Rodchenko), architects (Lavinsky) and others. - Gan, Alexei (1893-1940?): Chief theorist of Constructivism. Anarchist (according to Khardjiev, probably the greatest authority in Russian Avant-garde). Artist, architect, designer. Books, posters, Agitprop. Member of LEF ("Left Front") with Mayakovsky, Rodchenko; "October" (with Lissitzky, Klutsis, Vesnin, Stenberg), etc. - Sabaneev, Leonid (1881-1968): Russian musicologist, musical critic, and composer. From 1921 was on the board of GAKhN. From 1926 lived in France, Great Britain and USA. Wrote about Scriabin, Taneev, et al.

Item ID: 01229R


1st First edition Fine art Moscow Culture Literature Theater Theatre Russian Russia Soviet U.S.S.R. USSR ?migr? Emigrants Propaganda Avant-garde Modernism Modern Futurism Constructivism 1920's revolution Meyerkhold Productive LEF music Meyerhold
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