Russian Avant-Garde Books 1917-34
- Year: 1992
- Country: UK
- Language: English
- Movement: Avant-Garde
- Subject: Russian Art, Avant-Garde
- Dimensions: Width: 19.50cm Height: 25.50cm
A study of Russian design and literature in the 1920s and 1930s, Russian Avant-Garde Books covers the period from the February Revolution 1917 to the Soviet Writers' Congress of 1934. Books were at the forefront of the Russian Avant-Garde, often containing inventive typography, photomontage, and graphic design. Includes illustrations from The British Library, including a cover of Mayakovsky's LEF, designed by Rodchenko. Other featured artists include A Gan, N Punin, El Lissitzky, and V Tatlin. Published by The British Library. Hardback. 175 pages. Very good condition, minor creasing on cover.