precedent: MONUMENT TO THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL

Title: MONUMENT TO THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL Author: Vladimir Tatlin Location: Saint Petersburg, Russia (never built) Year complete: never built Description: a twin helix structure built of iron, glass, and steel – 400 m (1300 ft) tall The Monument to the Third International was the design of painter and Russian constructivist Vladimir Tatlin. In 1917, during the…

precedent: Memorial to Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht // Revolutionsdenkmal

Title: Memorial to Rosa Luxemburg and and Karl Liebknecht Author: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Location: Berlin, Germany Year complete: 1926, destroyed 1933 In 1926, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was commissioned by communist art historian and collector Eduard Fuchs to build a monument to Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two Marxist revolutionaries murdered by right-wing reactionary militias following…