Vladimir Mayakovsky. A Tragedy

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LEFT: The backdrop for Mayakovsky's Vladimir Mayakovsky. A Tragedy was painted in cubo-futurist style by Iosif Shkolnik and Pavel Filonov. The backdrop depicts the modern city against whose alienating but exciting background the poet rebels.






LEFT: A poster advertising the "first in the world" Futurist evening of drama.

RIGHT: Mayakovsky around 1913. Dashing.