New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut
New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut. Accession No. 2013.54.1
| Image Notes
Aleksandr Rodchenko: Photo portrait of Mayakovsky seated on a chair designed by Rodchenko, 1924.
"A Cloud in Trousers," 1915 poem in four parts by Mayakovsky.
If you like -- I'll be furious flesh elemental, or -- changing to tones that the sunset arouses -- if you like -- I'll be extraordinarily gentle, not a man, but -- a cloud in trousers! (from "A Cloud in Trousers," transl. Herbert Marshall).