the power of a photograph
|Alexander Rodchenko, Lily Brik. |
Portrait for the poster Knigi, 1924,
© A. Rodchenko, V. Stepanova Archive,
Moscow House of Photography Museum.
Lilya Yur'evna Brik (alternatively spelled Lili or Lily, Russian: Лиля Юрьевна Брик; November 11 [O.S. October 30] 1891 - August 4, 1978) is known best as a muse of Vladimir Mayakovsky. She was an older sister of Elsa Triolet and wife of Osip Brik. Pablo Neruda called her "muse of Russian avant-garde".
|Plakat Alexander Rodchenko "Books". |
The Board for the Leningrad branch of
the State publishing house «Gosizdat». 1924
Reproduction Private collection
© DACS 2008 © Rodchenko archives
A sticker at the local bus stop, January 2011. It says "Fight"
Photo © Mr Urbano