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Monuments of the future designs by El Lissitzky. by El Lissitzky

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Published by Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, CA .
Written in English


  • Lissitzky, El, -- 1890-1941 -- Exhibitions.

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Other titlesDesigns by El Lissitzky
ContributionsPerloff, Nancy Lynn., Forgács, Éva., Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities.
LC ClassificationsN6999.L5 A4 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination[20] p. :
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21726050M

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