RODCHENKO, A.  LEF. June 1923.
Lot 3109
RODCHENKO, ALEKSANDR M., AND VLADIMIR V. MAYAKOVSKY. LEF. Moscow: "LEF," June-July 1923.
Sold for US$ 625 inc. premium

Lot Details
RODCHENKO, ALEKSANDR M., AND VLADIMIR V. MAYAKOVSKY.
LEF. Moscow: "LEF," June-July 1923.
No 3. 8vo. Original two-color photocollage wrappers designed by A. Rodchenko. Overall toning, light chipping to backstrip.

As the official organ of the Left Front of the Arts, this journal was dedicated to the promotion of radical political art and literature—in particular Constructivism. Its agenda was to "re-examine the ideology and practices of so-called leftist art, and to abandon individualism to increase art's value for developing communism." LEF is perhaps best remembered for Rodchenko's eye-catching photocollage covers.
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