Tango with Cows (Tango s Korovami)

A work made of book with three lithographs in black and letterpress in black on yellow wallpaper.

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  • A work made of book with three lithographs in black and letterpress in black on yellow wallpaper.

Date:

1914

Artist:

David Burlyuk (American, born Ukraine, 1882-1967) and Vladimir Burlyuk (Ukrainian, 1887-1917)
written by Vasily Kamensky (Russian, 1884-1961)

About this artwork

These recently acquired books by progressive Russian artists and poets, made between the revolutions of 1905 and 1917, aimed to overthrow conventions of art and society simultaneously. Their makers believed that art and language needed to become immediate and real—part of everyday life—and as a result these Futurist books were willfully made with cheap materials, and appeared purposely unrefined, as if they were products of wild and primitive behavior.

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Artist

David Davidovich Burliuk

Title

Tango with Cows (Tango s Korovami)

Origin

Ukraine

Date

1914

Medium

Book with three lithographs in black and letterpress in black on yellow wallpaper

Dimensions

198 x 202 x 5 mm

Credit Line

The Mary and Leigh Block Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2009.238

Extended information about this artwork

Object information is a work in progress and may be updated as new research findings emerge. To help improve this record, please email .

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