Novyi Lef

Новый Леф

Moscow Gosizdat 1927 - 1928


New Left was the organ of the left front of the arts published by the State Publishiners. The editor was Vladimir Maiakovskii until no. 8 1928 when Sergei tretiakov became editor. The covers were by Alexander Rodchenko while inside each volume had photo-collages, photoconstructions, and constructivist imagery by Lavinskii, Lissitzky, Stepanova and others. The contents deal with the changing society and the role of art and literature in a socialist order.