Lily Brik by Alexander Rodchenko

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Tuesday 31 August 2010
Ron Brownson


Perhaps the greatest of all Alexander Rodchenko's photomontages is the one that he made in 1925 for the Lengiz bookstore where Lily Brik is shown yelling (in Russian!) Lengiz - books in all branches of knowledge.

I thought that you'd enjoy seeing Rodchenko's preparatory photograph. If any graphic designer wants instant inspiration consult all the books available on this great Russian pioneer of constructivist design and modernist photography. He's the one (to quote a comment by an artist we all know)!