Alexei Kruchenykh | the artist
Born Febr 21 1886, , Russia.
Died 1968, , .
Original artworks, prints, exhibition posters, monographs, books, collectibles.
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.”