The Russian Avant-Garde Book: 1910-1934

Deborah Wye, Author, Margit Rowell, Joint Author
Deborah Wye, Author, Margit Rowell, Joint Author ABRAMS $65 (304p) ISBN 978-0-8109-6224-8
Reviewed on: 03/01/2002
Release date: 03/01/2002
Rare, handmade and handprinted books illustrated by Aleksandr Rodchenko, Marc Chagall, Kazimir Malevich, Varvara Stepanova, Natalia Gonchorova and other revolution-era luminaries are stunningly reproduced in The Russian Avant-Garde Book: 1910-1934. The volume accompanies a spring 2002 exhibition of the same name at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Edited by MoMA guest curator Margit Rowell and MoMA Department of Prints and Illustrated books curator Deborah Wye, the book features revolutionary propaganda pamphlets, futurist broadsheets, children's books and illustrated volumes of the work of Mayakovsky and Walt Whitman, among others. (June)
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