New York Antiquarian Book Fair, 2016

About Productive Arts

We are private dealers of Russian/Soviet art and photo related books, journals, magazines, publications, posters and ephemera from before the revolution, through the constructivist period and socialist realism.

Our specialties: “USSR in Construction”; Newsmontage; 1920s-30s political and commercial design posters; the great 1930s Soviet photobooks; commercial design ephemera; and complete (and near complete) runs of photo, political, film, theater, architectural and cultural journals.

Our clients include museums, libraries, archives, public and private collections.

Our inventory includes materials designed by Aleksandr Rodchenko, Varvara Stepanova, Kazimir Malevich, El Lissitzky, Gustav Klutsis, Stenberg Brothers, Aleksandr Naumov, Aleksandr Deineka, Nikolay Troshin, Natalia Pinus, Yury Pimenov, Vladimir Lebedev, Vladimir Konashevich and many others.

We are proud members of: The Antiquarian Booksellers’ Association of America (ABAA) and International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB). Browse our inventory on and

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