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Shevchenko, Taras) Strakhov, A. (Design).
PROGRAMA MIZHNARODNOGO KONKURSU ("Prospectus for an International Competition for a Monument to T. G. Shevchenko in Kharkov"). First Edition.
Kharkov: Proletary, 1930.

Text in Ukrainian, German, and French. 4to (10 x 7-1/2) Card covers. Illustrated. Printed in black and red. Avant-garde design (covers and the book) by A. Strakhov. 1500 copies only. FINE. Insert loosely included (also designed by Strakhov) [Strakhov (Braslavsky), Adolph (1896-197?): Ukrainian Soviet sculptor and graphic artist. Street design, posters, book design. Cubist, constructivist. Jewish by origin, was the Commissar of IZO (Art). Exhibited in 1925 (Paris) with Altman, Vesnin, Dobuzhinsky, I. Zdanevich, Kandinsky, Mayakovsky, Stenberg, Exter; in 1931 (Paris) with Lissitzky, Popova (p/h), Rodchenko, etc.

Item ID: 01231R


1st First edition Fine art Ukraine Kharkov Culture Literature Russian Russia Soviet U.S.S.R. USSR Propaganda Avant-garde Modernism Modern Ukraine Ukrainian Constructivism 1920's 1930's Strakhov Taras Shevchenko Architecture Sculpture Jewish
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