[Picasso, Pablo. (1881–1973)] Exter, Alexandra. (1882–1949) & Aksenov, Ivan. (1883-1935) Pikasso i okrestnosti. [Picasso and Environs]
Pikasso i okrestnosti [Пикассо и окрестности] [Picasso and Environs]. , 62,  +  ad pp. With 7 plates and five tipped-in illustrations from designs by Picasso. 4to (260 x 195 mm), one of 1000 copies.
An important early treatise on Picasso and Cubism with Ekster`s striking cover design, one of the first, if not the first, Russian works on Picasso. Ivan Aksenov (1883-1935) was associated with the Constructivists and worked in the theatre of Vsevolod Meyerhold, also serving as the dean of its directors` school. Critic, poet, and translator, he was an outstanding representative of the genre crossing and internationalist spirit of Russian avant-garde art. Alexandra Exter (1882–1949) was an Ukrainian artist of Belarusian parentage, she studied in Paris from 1908-14 where she met the leading figures in the Parisian art world including Picasso, Braque, Delaunay, Léger and Apollinaire.