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russian and soviet avant-garde - headlines

Linda Nochlin. "Matisse" and its other. (comparing the paintings of Henri Matisse to Russian avant-garde artists) Art in America, May 1993 v81 n5 p88(10) - Citation, text

Tupitsyn, Margarita. At the dawn of Russian modernism. (painting, Mikhail Vrubel, traveling exhibition)  Art in America, Oct 1997 v85 n10 p96(6) - Citation, Text

Boris Groys. On the ethics of the avant-garde. (Russian avant-garde's connection to the Bolshevik Revolution). Art in America, May 1993 v81 n5 p110(4) - Citation text

E. Bowlt. Utopia revisited. (Guggenheim Museum's exhibit of Russian avant-garde painting). Art in America, May 1993 v81 n5 p98(8)  Citation, text

Cristina Lodder. Modern Art in Eastern Europe: From the Baltic to the Balkans Ca. 1890--1939. - Europe-Asia Studies. March, 2000-Mansbach, Modern Art in Eastern Europe: From the Baltic to the Balkans Ca. 1890--1939. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Citation, text

Robert Hughes. Modernism's Russian front: the birth of abstraction is illuminated in the energetic work of two compatriots. (Liubov Popova, Kazimir Malevich). Citation, Text

Magdalena Dabrowski. Kandinsky and Music. - Excerpted from "Kandinsky: Compositions" - text
Michael Taussig. Wassily Kandinsky. Three Sounds (Drei Klange), 1926 - Artforum Sept, 2000. text

RICHARD M. PRICE. Kazimir Malevich and the Art of Geometry. - The British Journal of Aesthetics, Oct 1998 p429(1) Text, Quotation

Charlotte Douglas. Suprematist embroidered ornament. Art Journal, Spring 1995 v54 n1 p42(4) - text, Quotation
Arthur C. Danto Supreme being in Russia. (Suprematist art movement in 1915 Russia) - The Nation, April 8, 1991 v252 n13 p452(5) - text Quotation

Alexandra Smith. The Last Soviet Avant-Garde: OBERIU - Fact, Fiction, Metafiction.  Europe-Asia Studies, Sept, 1998 - Citation, Text

Greta Slobin. Russian Modernism: The Transfiguration of the Everyday.(Review) - Europe-Asia Studies, Dec, 1998 (Stephen C. Hutchings. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997 ) - Citation, text

Brooks Adams. Rodchenko's Revolutionary Vision.(artist Aleksandr Rodchenko has distinctive modernists style). Art in America, Dec, 1998 - Citation, text

Arthur C. Danto. 'Art into life': Rodchenko - a portrait of the artist as an advertising man. (Aleksandr Rodchenko; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY). The Nation, Sept 21, 1998 v267 n8 p31(4) - Citation, text

Donald Kuspit. Naum Gabo. Art Forum, february 2000 Citation

Marek Bartelik. The Soviet Photograph: 1924-1937. (book review). - Art Journal, Winter 1997 v56 n4 p90(4). Citation, text

Margarita Tupitsyn. Shaping Soviet art. (two German exhibitions; various artists; Doucumenta-Halle, Kassel, and Kunsthalle, Cologne) (Report From Germany) Art in America, Sept 1994 v82 n9 p41(4) Citation, text

 

Socialist Realism - headlines 
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Jamey Gambrell; Christopher Phillips. Red wedge, black wedge. (relationship between Russian and German art, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany). Art in America, Dec 1995 v83 n12 p72(8) -text
Efimova, Alla. To touch on the raw: the aesthetic affections of socialist realism. (Aesthetics and the Body Politic) . Art Journal, Spring 1997 v56 n1 p72(9) text
Marek Bartelik. Concerning Socialist Realism: Recent Publications on Russian Art.(Review) / (book review) text
Elliott, David. The battle for art in the 1930s. (includes photographs of material presented in the Hayward Gallery's 'Art and Power: Europe Under the Dictators, 1930-1945' exhibition)(Cover Story) History Today, Nov 1995 v45 n11 p14(15) - text
Villains pull crowds: art and dictatorship. (Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany; Hayward Gallery, London, England) - The Economist (US), Nov 4, 1995 v337 n7939 p94(2) - text
Robert Hughes. Icons of Stalinism. (Soviet Socialist realism, Institute for Contemporary Art, New York, New York) Time, 1994 - text
Margarita Tupitsyn. Shaping Soviet art. (two German exhibitions; various artists; Doucumenta-Halle, Kassel, and Kunsthalle, Cologne) (Report From Germany) Art in America, Sept 1994 v82 n9 p41(4) text
Monas, Sidney. Socialist Realism: An Impossible Aesthetic. - CLIO, Spring 1993 v22 n3 p291(5) (By Regine Robin. Translated by Catherine Porter. Foreword by Leon Robel. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1992) text

 

soviet nonconfomism. 1960 - 1980

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Ralph Croizier. The Avant-garde and the Democracy Movement: Reflections on Late Communism in the USSR and China. - Europe-Asia Studies, May, 1999  citation
Thomas Strauss. Have You Heard the One About Achilles and the Tortoise? - Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung 2000, Jan. 11, 2001- citation

Soviet painting: in Stalin's debt. (Joseph Stalin, who banned western art in the Soviet Union) (Books and Art) The Economist (US), Jan 28, 1989 v310 n7587 p89(1) citation text

Frances Stonor Saunders. The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters - citationT

Renee Baigell - A Celebration of the Forbidden: Rebel Artists and Their Work from the Soviet Union) - "Politics as Art/Art as Politics". Budapest Conference Lecture-  citation
Andrei Erfoeev. The Art of the Nonconformists. - A Celebration of the Forbidden: Rebel Artists and Their Work from the Soviet Union - citation
Boris Groys. Kabakov, Or Private Museums.- A Celebration of the Forbidden: Rebel Artists and Their Work from the Soviet Union. "Politics as Art/Art as Politics", Budapest Conference Lecture.- citation
Margarita Tupitsyn. Shaping Soviet art. -  Art in America, Sept 1994 v82 n9 p41(4) citation, text