LISSITSKY, EL [LAZAR LISSITSKII], illustrator. 1890-1941, and DAVID ARKIN, editor. 1889-1957. Arkitectura sovremennogo zapada [Modern Western Architecture].Dem zedns klole [Grandfather's Curses.] Moscow: IZOGIZ, 1932.
Lot 3110
LISSITSKY, EL (LAZAR LISSITSKII), illustrator. ARKIN, DAVID, editor. Arkitectura sovremennogo zapada. [Modern Western Architecture.] Moscow: IZOGIZ, 1932.
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LISSITSKY, EL (LAZAR LISSITSKII), illustrator.
ARKIN, DAVID, editor. Arkitectura sovremennogo zapada. [Modern Western Architecture.] Moscow: IZOGIZ, 1932.
8vo. 187 pp. Original silver stamped brown cloth. Some damage to bottom of back cover and final signature. Back cover and later text leaves bumped at bottom.
Provenance: inscribed from the Georgian architect Z.A. Kudiani to another prominent architect Georgii Sheleikhovich, March 29, 1933, on front free endpaper.

WITH THE RARE ORIGINAL DUST JACKET DESIGNED BY EL LISSITSKY. This monograph on 20th Century architecture includes essays by such internationally renowned figures as Le CORBUSIER, Bruno TAUT, Frank Lloyd WRIGHT, MOHOLY-NAGY, Ernst MAY and others. Arkin himself was a LEF theorist as well as an eminent art critic and historian.
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