Alvin Lustig

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January 26, 2018

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

After a few months studying under Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin East in Wisconsin in 1935 American modernist design polymath Alvin Lustig (1915-1955) decided that a career restricted solely to the field of architecture wasn’t for him. Lustig, who once claimed that he was “born modern,” had a grander, more holistic vision for design that took a montage approach, incorporating and synthesizing diverse principles from an ever-evolving litany of sources, old and new.

Alvin Lustig: Practical Elegance

April 28, 2017

Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA)

The graphic artist, typographer, and furniture designer Alvin Lustig (1915–1955) made a lasting contribution to the history of 20th century American design. Born in Denver, Lustig studied at Los Angeles City College, Art Center, and later with renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright.