Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915-1935

Jean L. Cohen Christina Lodder Richard Pare Maria Ametov


Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915-1935

Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915-1935

  • Title: Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915-1935
  • Author: Jean L. Cohen Christina Lodder Richard Pare Maria Ametov
  • ISBN: 9781905711918
  • Page: 426
  • Format: Hardcover



This fascinating book charts the dazzling trajectory of Russian avant garde architecture during the brief but intense period of design and construction that took place from c 1922 to 1935 Fired by the radical new language of Constructivist artists, such architects as Konstantin Melnikov, Moisei Ginzburg, and the Vesnin brothers produced designs whose innovative style embThis fascinating book charts the dazzling trajectory of Russian avant garde architecture during the brief but intense period of design and construction that took place from c 1922 to 1935 Fired by the radical new language of Constructivist artists, such architects as Konstantin Melnikov, Moisei Ginzburg, and the Vesnin brothers produced designs whose innovative style embodied the energy and optimism of the new Soviet Socialist state Streamlined, flat roofed, and white walled, their extraordinarily novel buildings must have seemed like alien forms Architectural photographer Richard Pare has spent the last 15 years documenting the remains and ruins of these structures Here, his spectacular photographs are juxtaposed with vintage images, ephemera, and drawings and paintings by artists such as Malevich, Tatlin, Popova, and Lissitzky.


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(My own profile picture): Vladimir Shukov: Shabolovka Radio Tower, from Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915-1935. Photograph by Richard Pare. Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915-1935 was a spectacular exhibit that was mounted in late 2011 at the Royal Academy of Art in London. The book is a summation of the exhibit that also stands alone as a beautiful photographic assay on Soviet constructivist art and architecture by Richard Pare and colleagues. I ha [...]

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