Situating El Lissitzky

Situating El Lissitzky

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El Lissitzky Remains an Enigma Despite His Fame. A Prolific Painter, Graphic Designer, Architect, and Photographer, He Worked with the Soviet and European Artistic Avant-Gardes in the 1920s and as a Propagandist for the Stalinist Regime in the Following Decade. Situating El Lissitzky Reassesses Lissitzky's Complex Career, Creating a Kaleidoscopic Portrait of an Artist Seeking to Reconcile Radical Aesthetics with Political Expedience.Last but not least, students at the Riga Polytechnical Institute were urged to find parallels between natural and artificial forms and to regard the animal and plant worlds as registers of ... Did he think of the Shiutte I-beam or bridge crane (fig.

Title:Situating El Lissitzky
Author:Nancy Lynn Perloff, Brian Reed, El Lissitzky
Publisher:Getty Publications - 2003


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