Avant-Garde Graphics


With colour reproductions of posters, prints book designs, and political and commercial ephemera, Avant-Garde Graphics focuses on many of the leading practitioners of the Modern movement - from the Dutch members of De Stijl and the German Bauhaus to the Constructivists of the USSR and Central Europe. Drawn from the Merrill C. Berman Collection, one of the greatest collections of twentieth-century graphic art in the world, this book includes essays by film-maker and curator Lutz Becker and graphic designer and historian Richard Hollis. Artists include Jean Arp, Herbert Bayer, Will Baumeister, Theo van Doesburg, John Heartfield, Gustav Klucis, El Lissitzky, Lázlo Moholy-Nagy, Liubov Popova, Alexandr Rodchenko, Oskar Schlemmer, Kurt Schwitters, Nikolai Sidelnikov, Vladimir Stenberg and Georgi Stenberg, Varvara Stepanova, Solomon Telingater and Piet Zwart. -- from the publisher

Avant-Garde Graphics: 1918–1934; essays by Lutz Becker & Richard Hollis; Hayward Gallery Publishing, 2004

ISBN-10: 1853322385
ISBN-13: 978-1853322389

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