Alexei Kruchenykh | the artist




The artist Alexei Kruchenykh
Born Febr 21 1886, Russia.
Died 1968

Style and technique of the artist: Futurism, Writing,

With Velimir Khlebnikov and Vladimir Mayakovsky, Alexei Kruchenykh was one of the central figures of Russian Futurism, and the leading practitioner of zaum poetry. Zaum, meaning literally “beyond sense,” was an attempt to undermine and/or ignore the conventional meaning of words, “allowing their sound.”


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The zaum project.
Traditional performance language turned inside-out in a Russian futurist cabaret piece. Based on the work of Alexei Kruchenykh, Russian futurist poet…

Futurism, Futurist Practices
And Modern Futurism



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