On December 30, 1941, the Russian-Jewish artist El Lissitzky died, in Moscow, at the age of 51. As a pioneer of the avant-garde, Lissitzky had extensive contacts with modernist colleagues in the West, even as he devoted much of his career to producing propaganda for the Soviet Union. On top of that, an important phase early in his career was focused on developing a new style of Jewish art.
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