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Origins of the Russian Avant-GardeLANGUAGE: eng

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This richly illustrated catalogue documents the exhibition organised by the Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, in partnership with the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg. Featuring celebrated paintings by such pioneering artists as Wasilii Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Vladimir Tatlin, and Natalia Goncharova, it also includes the work of more than twenty other innovative artists of the Russian avant-garde, some of whose art has rarely been reproduced in colour. These intriguing paintings are juxtaposed with native Russian arts and crafts, including religious icons, popular prints, textiles, and even children's toys, to explore the influence of folk art on the Russian avant-garde during the early decades of the twentieth century. These objects were avidly collected during this period by artists and intellectuals, who were aware of the gradual disintegration of peasant culture in Russia and eager to preserve its artifacts. Through a rich array of some seventy paintings, related folk art objects, and work

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Features paintings as well as arts and crafts, toys, prints, textiles and toys.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780911886566
Subtitle:
eng
Publisher:
Rowman Littlefield
Author:
Petrova, Yevgenia
Location:
St. Petersburg
Subject:
Art
Subject:
Art, modern
Subject:
Art, russian
Subject:
Painting, Russian
Subject:
Painting, Abstract
Subject:
Expressionism
Subject:
Avant-garde
Subject:
Abstract expresionism
Subject:
General Art
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
53
Publication Date:
20081025
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
9.1 x 12.1 in

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