ROWELL, M: Art of the Avant-Garde in Russia: Selections from the George Costakis Collection

Rowell, Margit. Art of the Avant-Garde in Russia: Selections from the George Costakis Collection. Guggenheim Museum, 1981. ISBN: 089207293. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#30035) $16.00

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Catalog for the 1981 exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum.

Preface by Thomas M. Messer. Essays by Margit Rowell and Angelica Zander Rudenstine. Illustrated in black and white.

Covers Symbolism, Cubo-Futurism, Matiushin and his School, Suprematism and Unovis, and more. Biographical notes. Index. 320p.

TUCHMAN, M: Avant Garde in Russia: 1910-30: New Perspectives

Avant Garde in Russia: 1910-30: New Perspectives, book cover Barron, Stephanie and Maurice Tuchman. Avant Garde in Russia: 1910-30: New Perspectives. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1981. ISBN: 0262200406. Unmarked text. Very Good. Paperback. (#25253) $20.00

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Catalog for the first major museum survey devoted exclusively to the Russian Avant-Garde. Describes the goals and efflorescence of Russian Modernism and its waning in the late 1920’s when the avant-garde impulse was no longer tolerated by the Soviet government. 288pp. Bibliography.

Checklist for exhibition. Artists range from Marc Chagall, Naum Gabo and Vassilii Kandinsky to Eli Lissitzky, Kazimir Malevich and Alexandr Rodchenko. Several essays. Includes photographs and many b/w reproductions of paintings.