Socialist Realisms Soviet Painting 1920-1970

Socialist Realisms: Soviet Painting 1920-1970 is the first complete survey made outside Russia of Socialist Realist art, making it an essential work for both research and inspiration. Including work by Boris Kustodiev, Kazimir Malevich, Arkadi Plastov, Viktor Popkov, Georgi Rublev and more, this book charts 50 years of Soviet art as it portrayed the key historic events of the 20th century with its emphasis of traditional techniques over modern and content over form. This product has been discontinued. See the Related Products below or email and we can suggest something similar which you may also like.
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No. of Pages 295
No. of Illustrations Throughout
Dimensions 12.7 x 2.5 x 19.8cm
Fabric & material Hardback
SKU 02085445

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Socialist Realisms: Soviet Painting 1920-1970 by Matthew Bown and Matteo Lanfranconi, with a foreword by Matthew Bown, Zelfira Tregulove and Evgenia Petrova.

The book contains a comprehensive chronology, full colour illustrations of works from Russia's major museums with many featured in the Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932 exhibition.
Chapters include The Labour of Joy: Soviet Culture and the Production of Exultant Masses, Combatant Art - The Discovery of Reality and Fariy-tales of the Proletariat, or, Is Socialist Realism Kitsch?

295 pages.