Russian Avant-Garde Art The George Costakis Collection 1st Edition

Costakis,George; Rudenstine, Angelica Zander; Starr, S. Frederick


Place Published: profusely illustrated
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1981
Illustrator: profusely illustrated
Size: 4to

Major illustrated survey of George Costakis’ definitive collection of Russian avant-garde art, which he began in the late 1940’s, ultimately compiling the finest collection of such art in the world; an indispensable volume on the subject, containing reproductions of over 1000 artworks, as well as documentary photographs of the artists, exhibition installations, designs for textiles and clothing, posters, etc; introduction by S. Frederick Starr, essay by Costakis, Chronology by John E. Bowlt, Documentation Angelica Zander Rudenstine; Chagall, Exter, Inkhuk Portfolio, Kliun, Larionov, Lissitzky, Malevich, Popova, Rodchenko, Tatlin, and others; cream cloth boards with black title section to front board and spine with red and white titling; illustrated endpapers; foxing to text block, o.w. Very Good and clean throughout in Very Good dustwrapper; PLEASE NOTE: HEAVY BOOK MAY INCUR EXTRA SHIPPING IF DESTINATION IS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA

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