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El Lissitzky 1890–1941. Catalogue for an Exhibition of Selected Works from North American Collections, the Sprengel Museum Hanover and the Staatliche Galerie Mortizburg Halle

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Author & Curator

Peter Nisbet.

Imprint

Cambridge, Mass., USA, 1987. 209 pp., illustrations: 36 col., 231 b&w, 28 × 22.5 cm. English.

Location

Harvard University Art Museums, Busch-Reisinger Museum (26–29 November 1987)

Description

An in-depth treatment of Lissitzky and his oeuvre. Introductory essay on the artist by Peter Nisbet, followed by three of Lissitzky’s own essays (including “The Mohilev Synagogue. Reminiscences”, 1923). 107 plates show selected works from North American collections, including his Chad Gadya series, Sichat Chulin, and illustrations for Jewish books. 98 items.

main keywords

BOOK ILLUSTRATIONGRAPHIC ARTSLISSITZKY, EL

minor keywords

Drawings/SketchesHaggadotHad GadyaJewish artistsPainters, JewishPostersSynagogues, Russia/Soviet UnionSynagogues, wall paintings

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