Lazar Markovic (El) Lissitzky

El Lissitzky was born in a small Jewish community in the Russian Empire, called Pochinok. He was an vital figure of the Russian avant garde, helping develop suprematism with his mentor, Kazimir Malevic, and designing numerous exhibition displays and propaganda works for the Soviet Union. His work greatly influenced the Bauhaus and constructuvis movements, and he experimented with production techniques and stylistic devices that would go on to dominate 20th century graphic design.

Some of his works are:

Lenin Tribune


One of his “Proun”s, called MOMA


Another Proun, called Kestnermappe



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