Printed in Moscow for distribution in Nicaragua and other Central America countries. Was written on the death of the Soviet Communist leader. Gave numerous public readings of the 3,000-line epic. Came out as a book, published by Gosizdat. Five years later Mayakovsky's rendition of the third part of the poem, at the Lenin Memorial evening in the.
The book is beautifully done, split equally between text and images. The poem is generally known as Mayakovskis greatest work. Binding is paper over boards with the front lettering and illustration in black and red on a white background. It is quarter bound with a black cloth spine. Rectangular in length, adding to the dynamic nature of text and illustrations, it measures a.
16 inches long and 8 inches wide. The original clear plasticene wrapper is present and untorn.
Also present is the original red cloth bookmark. 127 pages, the first 105 being printed and illustrated in black on heavy white stock; pages 106 to 125 printed on bright red stock and the last. Brief commentaries on the poem and illustrations.The front and back paste-downs are black and the free end papers in red. We mention this because the colors used add to the dynamic and striking quality of this book. Bottom front outer edge, otherwise a very fine copy in the original stiff plasticene wrapper. He wrote and directed his own plays and starred in films, collaborating with Eisenstein, Shostakovich, Mayerhold and Rodchenko. He created propaganda posters, edited the art journal LEF, and gave readings in clubs and theaters. By the end of the 1920s, he found himself engaged in confrontation with the Soviet literary nomenclature, several of his scathingly satirical plays outraging the Soviet critics in 1930. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, his popularity in the Soviet Union started to rise again with the new generation of writers recognizing him as a purveyor of artistic freedom and chose Mayakovskys stature in Moscow for their organized readings A contradictory and controversial figure, he is considered a 20th-century Russian classic, whose innovative works broke new grounds in Russian language, both in poetry and arts. He was an influential professor at Moscow State University in the 1980s.
In 1978, he was awarded the State Prize of the USSR, in 1984, he received the title of Peoples Artist of Russia and in 1977, he became vice-president of the Academy of Arts. His works are in the Tretyakov Gallery, the Russian Museum and in numerous public and private collections in Russia and abroad.
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