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Altman) Malevich, Mayakovsky, et al.
ISKUSSTVO KOMMUNY ("The Art of the Commune"). Almost complete Set
Petersburg: IZO NKP, 1918-1919

Avant-garde literary and artistic newspaper. 17 (18) of 19 issues published in all.

Text in Russian. 4 or 6 pages in each issue; size 18" x 12-1/2" (46 x 32 cm).
No issue 4; issue 18 in photocopy.

Letterpress masthead by Natan Altman.

Contributors: Boris Kushner, David Shterenberg, Kazimir Malevich, Nathan Al'tman, Nikolay Punin, Osip Brik, Victor Shklovsky, Vladimir Mayakovskiy, et al.

Aesthetics - Artistic education and propaganda - Artistic production Children - Churches - Drama - Exhibitions - History - Libraries - Magazine review - Museums - Poetry - Polemics - Porcelain and porcelain industry - Proletkult - Toys - Western art Revolution - Futurism - etc.

MOMA Cat. No. 169, Getty Cat. No. 264, British Library Cat. No. 150.

Reproduced: Compton-2 (see p. 46), and other sources.

Because of political reasons publishing of many early Soviet periodicals was suspended, all published issues were destroyed and very few survived.

Highly important and rare periodical. Not in NYPL.

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Item ID: 04616x13


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