Art of the avant-garde in Russia

selections from the George Costakis Collection /by Margit Rowell and Angelica Zander Rudenstine.. -- by Margit Rowell

Publisher: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1981. in New York

Written in English
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  • Costakis, Georgi -- Art collections,
  • Art, Russian -- Exhibitions,
  • Art, Modern -- 20th century -- Soviet Union -- Exhibitions,
  • Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Soviet Union,
  • Art -- Private collections -- Soviet Union

Edition Notes

Exhibitions held at the Guggenheim Museum. Includes bibliographical references and index.

ContributionsCostakis, Georgi, Rudenstine, Angelica Zander, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
The Physical Object
Pagination320 p. :
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18676873M

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This book is not a history of Russian avant-garde but a collection of writings by artists between and which covers pre-revolutionary Russia and post revolutionary Russia between 5/5(1).

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The story of Russian Avant-Garde art is the story of the journey by rail from Moscow to Paris and back again. For the years between andavant-garde art in Russia was closely allied to the political revolution that removed the Tsar from power and swept Lenin to a leadership position until his death in Exhibition.

Mar 28– Featuring some books, this is the most comprehensive exhibition ever devoted exclusively to the illustrated books made during this enormously creative period.

Prompted by an extraordinary gift to MoMA of more than 1, Russian avant-garde illustrated books from The Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York, the exhibition represents all the significant.

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Bringing together major works from MoMA’s extraordinary collection. Stephanie Barron is chief curator of modern and contemporary art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. During her thirty-two years at LACMA, she has been responsible for several international loan exhibitions, including The Avant-Garde in Russia:German Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with /5(6).

Russian Art of the Avant Garde book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Statements by Russian artists and critics presented togethe /5. An exhibition of Russian avant-garde paintings was shut down abruptly in March, three days before its scheduled closing, when a well-known art expert claimed that of the works were fake.

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The Russian avant-garde shared a concern for the formal elements of art (color, line, plane, and texture) with the Western avant-garde movements of Cubism () and Futurism (). In search of a new system of aesthetics, artists of both the Russian and the Western avant-garde abandoned such traditional ele­ments of art as subject matter.

With the Russian Revolution ofprohibitions on Yiddish printing imposed by the Czarist regime were lifted. Thus, the early post-revolutionary period saw a major flourishing of Yiddish books and journals. The new freedoms also enabled the development of a new and radically modern art.

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Artists achieved breakthroughs in painting, sculpture, theater, film, photography, literature, decorative arts, architecture, and book design. At the vivid intersection of cinematic and graphic design history, this book gathers film posters from s and s Russia to explore a world of Start Date: Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde was first issued inand the new edition reaffirms the vibrancy of this period of graphic design.

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Abrams, Inc., New York, NY, hardcover. Condition: Very Good. first edition. introduction by S. Frederick Starr; collecting art of the Avant-Garde by George Costakis; slight aging and dust jacket has minor rips and staining but otherwise a very good copy in a good dust jacket; some wear and bumping on covers, otherwise interior is clean, bright and structurally.

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By Constructivism, an art form that conformed to the needs of the state, was the accepted means of graphic expression.