Solntse: poema (The sun: a poem) LARIONOV, MIKHAIL
Solntse: poema (The sun: a poem)
Mayakovsky, Vladimir

Moscow-Petersburg: Krug, 1923.

Original illustrated wrappers in pink and brown by Larionov. 8vo, 32 pp. Edition of 5,000. Includes 7 full-page illustrations by Larionov. In this canonical poem, Mayakovsky explains his agit-prop revolutionary philosophy, particularly as it relates to poster art. Mayakovsky and Larionov exhibited their work together and both designed propaganda posters in 1914. Larionovís futurist, non-objective illustrations combine Rayonism and Cubism.

Getty 540; MoMA 467

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