Lot 141: A DESIGN FOR STREET DEMONSTRATION BY AKHUNDOV, CIRCA 1930S
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ISMAIL GUSEIN OGLY AKHUNDOV (RUSSIAN 1907-?), Design for Street Demonstration, circa 1930s, collage, watercolor on paper, 10-1/8 x 7-3/8 in (25.5 x 18.5 cm).
Akhundov was a Soviet Avant-garde graphic and theater artist. Worked in polygraphy, book design. Major style: Constructivism. Was a member of October group with Vesnin brothers, Klutsis, Lissitzky, Meyerhold, Rodchenko, Stenberg brothers, Eisenstein.