El Lissitzky
Russian, 1890-1941
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El Lissitzky
Russian, 1890-1941
1,515 followers
Collected by major museums
Tate, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Visionaries: Creating a Modern Guggenheim,
Guggenheim Museum
2016
Agitation and Propaganda: The Soviet Political Poster 1918–1929,
Frye Art Museum
2015
Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015,
Whitechapel Gallery

A key figure in the vanguard of Bolshevik artists who shaped the aesthetic program of Soviet …

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A key figure in the vanguard of Bolshevik artists who shaped the aesthetic program of Soviet Russia, El Lissitzky was a pioneer of design, architecture, typography, and installation art. Lissitzky experimented with new technologies and media, developing a style that helped define 20th-century propaganda and modern

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