Lazar El Lissitzky (1890-1941)

Lazar El Lissitzky was born November 23, 1890 and died December 30, 1941.

Lissitzky was Russian Painter, typographer, and designer. His innovations in typography, advertising and exhibition design were particularly influential.

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-Lissitzky said that his designs or “stages” as he called them, should be a kind of “…showcase or stage on which the pictures make their appearance as actors in a drama or comedy, it should not imitate a living space.”

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