Valentina Kulagina
Russian , 1902-1987
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Painter and experimental book, poster, and exhibition designer Valentina Kulagina was a central figure in the October collective alongside other Soviet artistic luminaries, like her husband Gustav Klutsis, El Lissitzky, and Alexander Rodchenko. She was best known for her use of photomontage—a method of cutting and …

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