Item #520 Monuments of the Future: Designs by El Lissitzky. Lazar Markovich Lissitzky, El Lissitzky.
Monuments of the Future: Designs by El Lissitzky
Monuments of the Future: Designs by El Lissitzky

Monuments of the Future: Designs by El Lissitzky

Los Angeles, CA: Getty Research Institute, 1999. First edition. Original illustrated stapled wrappers. Item #520

Book measures: 21 x 21 cm. [22] pages: illustrations. Text in English. A near fine copy.

Sleek, twenty-two-page publication filled with numerous duotone illustrations. It includes an exhibition checklist and a detailed chronology. Released for the 1999 exhibition at the Getty Research Institute titled "Monuments of the Future: Designs by El Lissitzky," it showcases a collection of 133 works by the renowned Russian Constructivist master. El Lissitzky's multifaceted career spanned twenty-five years and encompassed typography, book design, architecture, and general design. This catalog stands out as a particularly fine specimen of rare ephemeral material and serves as the sole printed record of the notable exhibition.

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