Lot 163: A RUSSIAN ORIGINAL DESIGN FOR POLITICAL POSTER BY AKHUNDOV, 1959
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ISMAIL GUSEIN OGLY AKHUNDOV (RUSSIAN 1907-?) Political Poster for a 7-year Plan, 1959, gouache on cardboard, 12 x 7 1/2 in (30 1/2 x 19 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.