Some Thoughts on the Condition of Soviet Art History

Bowlt, John E.
December 1989
Art Bulletin;Dec89, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p542
Academic Journal
Discusses the crisis in Soviet art and art criticism in relation to modern art. Confrontation between the history of modern Russian art and art criticism; Lack of adequate understanding of critical response to Russian Symbolism, the avant-garde and the Socialist Realism; Description of the movement of art criticism and appreciation in the 1930s and 1940s; Features of the contemporary Soviet art and criticism.


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