Klutsis, Gustav Gustavovich (Russian), b. 1895

Born in Ruiena, near Valmera (Latvia), 1895. Studied at teachers' seminary, Volmar, 1911-13; Riga Art School 1913-15; Drawing School of OPKH 1915-18 (17?); Moscow Free Art Studios/VKhutemas 1919 (18?)-21. Active in Petrograd; Moscow from c.1918. Began exhibiting no later than 1918. Member of Moscow Inkhuk 1921-25; LEF; Oktyabr 1928-32 (founder member); Prometei (group of Latvian artists), Moscow, (1928-38). Exhibited with Oktyabr 1930. Important shows include "First Russian Art Exhibition", Berlin, 1922; "Anti-Imperialist Exhibition", Moscow, 1931; "Artists of the Russian Federation over Fifteen Years", Moscow, 1933. Taught in art studio of Sverdlov Club, Moscow, Kremlin, 1921-23; at Moscow VKhutemas/VKhutein 1924-30. Best known as a poster designer and graphic artist. One of the originators of Soviet photo-montage. Member of 7th Latvian Rifle Regiment (the Kremlin Guard) 1917-24. Arrested in purge of Latvians 1937. Executed 1938?


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Champions of field work! Fight for the socialist reconstruction of agriculture. (reproduction of original Soviet poster, Moscow, Leningrad 1932)
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Champions of field work! Fight for the socialist reconstruction of agriculture. (reproduction of original Soviet poster, Moscow, Leningrad 1932)

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Let's fulfil the plan of great work (reproduction of original Soviet poster, Moscow, Leningrad 1930)
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Let's fulfil the plan of great work (reproduction of original Soviet poster, Moscow, Leningrad 1930)

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Long live our sublime socialist Motherland! Long live our great Stalin! (reproduction of original Soviet poster, Moscow, Leningrad 1935)
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Long live our sublime socialist Motherland! Long live our great Stalin! (reproduction of original Soviet poster, Moscow, Leningrad 1935)

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There is no revolutionary movement out of revolutionary theory (reproduction of original Soviet poster, Moscow 1927)
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There is no revolutionary movement out of revolutionary theory (reproduction of original Soviet poster, Moscow 1927)

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