GATRALL, JJA: Alter Icons: The Russian Icon and Modernity

Gatrall, Jefferson J. A.; Greenfield, Douglas. Alter Icons: The Russian Icon and Modernity. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010. ISBN: 9780271036779. Factory sealed. Like New in as new dust jacket. Hardcover. (#30975) $40.00

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Groundbreaking essays with diverse viewpoints that examine the largely unexplored centrality of the material icon in the imperialist Russian period as well as in the twentieth century. 16 color and 24 black-and-white illustrations. 304. Measures 7.25×10.25 inches.

Contributors: Robert Bird, Elena Boeck, Shirley A. Glade, John-Paul Himka, John Anthony McGuckin, Robert L. Nichols, Sarah Pratt, Wendy R. Salmond, and Vera Shevzov.

Series: Studies of the Harriman Institute, Columbia University.

JOHNSON, P: Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 11: Russian/Soviet Theme Issue II

Book Cover. Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 11: Russian/Soviet Theme Issue IIJohnson, Pamela (editor). Journal of Decorative and Propaganda Arts 11: Russian/Soviet Theme Issue II. Wolfsonian Foundation of Decorative and Propaganda Arts, 1989. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30960) $16.00

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This issue focuses on Soviet/Russian themes Articles on decorative principles in Russian folk art, gold and silverwork in Moscow at the turn of the century, graphic design and Russian art journals of the early 20th century, the art of music cover design, children’s books by Russian emigre artists, puppets, Soviet propaganda porcelain, and experimental furniture design in the 1920s.

Beautifully illustrated in color and black-and-white. 171p plus ads. Winter 1989 issue.

ALEXANDROVA, N: Beyond the Boundaries of Socialist Realism: The Path of National Traditions in the Soviet Art of the Twentieth Century

Book cover. Beyond the Boundaries of Socialist Realism: The Path of National Traditions in the Soviet Art of the Twentieth CenturyAlexandrova, Natalie; Polyanskaya, Olga. Beyond the Boundaries of Socialist Realism: The Path of National Traditions in the Soviet Art of the Twentieth Century. Unicorn Press, 2016. ISBN: 9781910065815. Factory sealed. Like New. Hardcover, with slipcase. (#30668) $130.00

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This beautifully illustrated book brings together an extensive collection of over two hundred works by artists from Azerbaijan and Russia who lived and worked during the second half of the twentieth century. Following an in-depth overview of artists challenging the socialist realist approach, the book is divided into two sections comparing and contrasting the work produced by the two countries and cultures.

Side-by-side English and Russian translation, 396p. Measures 11×12.5 inches. In slipcase.