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From Painting to Design: Russian Constructivist Art of the Twenties / Von der Malerei zum Design: Russische konstruktivistische Kunst der Zwanziger Jahre.

Galerie Gmurzynska.

Published by Galerie Gmurzynska,, Köln, 1981
Condition: Fair Hardcover
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Exhibition catalogue. 312 p. 326 ill. (29 color). Exhibition of constructivist works by seventeen artists, with the main emphasis on works by Alexandr Rodchenko and Varvara Stepanova, organized in three sections: Exhibition "5 x 5 = 25", Moscow, 1921, and Experimental Artistic Creation; From Collage to Photomontage; and Design and Agitprop. Essays written especially for the exhibition by contemporary Soviet historians: "Stylistic Unity in the Contemporary Environment" by Selim Omarevich Khan-Magomedov; "Space in Painting and Design" by Dmitrii Vladimirovich Sarabianov; "The Facture of Graphics and Words" by Alexandr Nikolaevich Lavrentiev; "A Play for the Theater of the Imagination" by Irina Sergeevna Presnetsova; archival materials by Olga Vladimirovna Rozanova, Alexandr Mikhailovich Rodchenko, Varvara Fedorovna Stepanova, Sergei Yakovlevich Senkin and Alexandr Nikolaevich Lavrentiev. Text in English & German. Lower spine extremity bumped, with half-inch tear along front and rear lower backstrip; contents fine and tight. Bookseller Inventory # 006953

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Title: From Painting to Design: Russian ...

Publisher: Galerie Gmurzynska,, Köln

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Illustrated Boards

Book Condition:Fair

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