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Avant-Garde Art in Russia: 1920-1930

Kovtun, Evgeny

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ISBN 10: 1859951244 / ISBN 13: 9781859951248
Published by Parkstone Pr, Bournemouth, England, 1997
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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287pp/illus. magnificent array of avant-gardist works in Russian museums, in a plethora of styles, media, and contexts, are all reproduced in exquisite color for the first time. Works represented here - paintings, sculpture, book illustration sketches and prints - are mostly from the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and the russian Museum in St. Petersburg, much of which was suppressed during the heyday of the Soviet Union. Bookseller Inventory # 007552

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Title: Avant-Garde Art in Russia: 1920-1930

Publisher: Parkstone Pr, Bournemouth, England

Publication Date: 1997

Binding: Glossy Hard Cover/Boards

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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The Russian Avant-Garde movement which flowered so briefly before it was cruelly snuffed out has been well-documented through those of its exponents, such as Kandinsky, El-Lissitzky, and Malevich, who managed to escape to the West, as well as through the works of Alexander Rodchenko and Vladimir Tatlin, the founder of Constructivism, both of whom survived in the Soviet Union by carefully refraining from practising their art. The magnificent array of avant-gardist works in Russian museums, in a plethora of styles, media, and contexts, are all reproduced in beautiful color for the first time. There are paintings, sculptures, book illustrations, sketches, and prints, evidence of the multiple talents so cruelly suppressed. The works are mostly from the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow and the Russian Museum in St. Petersburg.

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Russian

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