|Johnson, 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
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, 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
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.
|Zhilyaev, Arseniy. Museum of Proletarian Culture: Industrialization of Bohemians. Marsilio, 2013. ISBN: 9788831716352. Unmarked. As new except for a slight tear at spine. Very Good. Paperback. (#30507) $16.00
Folded exhibition poster attached inside back cover by publisher. This book tells of a challenging exhibition held in one of the major Russian museums-the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow.
This conceptual project for an imaginary museum comments on 20th century art and includes texts by Russian and foreign art critics as well as a number of previously untranslated Soviet avant-garde texts about museums and proletarian folklore.