Photomechanical reproduction, collage
Image: 41.5 x 30.7 cm (16 5/16 x 12 1/16 in.)
John L. Severance Fund 2007.59
Collage and photomontage were popular techniques among the Russian avant-garde artists, who used them to promote radical cultural, political, and social agendas. This collage, its images taken from photographs and bits of printed materials, would have been reproduced in print and put up as a poster. New processes seemed appropriate for advertising a cinema, the Worker’s House, since film itself was a new medium, and Russian cinema had very innovative practitioners. Active in theater and set design at the state artistic and technical workshops, Komardenkov worked in film and the theater during the late 1920s and 1930s.
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