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68 784 Lissitzky El Erste Russische Kunstaustellung Berlin 1922
68/ 784 [Lissitzky, El]. Erste Russische Kunstaustellung Berlin 1922. Berlin, Galerie Van Diemen & Co., 1922, 31 textp., 44 monochr. plates w. 54 ills., orig. wrappers by EL LISSITZKY.

- Textlvs. yellowed as usual. Spine splitting at top of spine; lettering in pen and ink on spine; annotations in pencil.

= Lissitzky-Küppers no.65; cat. Sprengel Museum Hannover no.72; Andel p.159. The catalogue of the landmark exhibition of Russian art in Berlin and Amsterdam, an event which - along with the Der Sturm exhibition of that year - decisively introduced modern Russian art into the mainstream of Western culture. The catalogue lists all works shown at the exhibition and contains reproductions of a number of these works, i.a. by Malevich, Rodchenko and Tatlin. From the library of the Dutch art critic and journalist Ben Stroman, who visited the exhibition in 1922 and made notes in pencil, i.a. "Kandinsky de mooiste". SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE IX.

€ (1.000-1.500) 1900