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This lecture investigates depictions of electric lights in Soviet posters from the 1920s, which indicate a distinctive language of socialist illumination. Presented as part of the 46th Annual...
Audio Lecture: The Blinding Light of Lenin’s Little Lamp: Electricity in Soviet Posters, 1920-1930
Iakov Chernikhov's use of the term "architectural fantasies" is his own, meant to describe a teaching exercise which allows a student to work out compositional problems on paper based on a set of...
02. Iakov Chernikhov, <em>Architectural Fantasies: 101 Compositions</em>. Leningrad: Mezhdunarodnaia kniga, 1933.
Odessa born, award-winning poet Ilya Kaminsky begins his presentation reciting one of his poems in Russian, in the high oratorio style. He continues in English through a series published and new work...
Audio Lecture: Poets in the World: Ilya Kaminsky
Sovetskoe iskusstvo 5 (1941), 1.05 min.
Soiuzkinozhurnal (1942), 2.15 min.
Video: Newsreel Broadcasts about the TASS Studio, 1941-42
Suspended in midair, legs splayed, this pole vaulter must have been photographed in the split-second that he catapulted over the photographer's head. Rodchenko liked to use radical points of view,...
Activity: <em>Untitled</em> (Pole Vaulter)
Iakov Chernikhov's use of the term "architectural fantasies" is his own, meant to describe a teaching exercise which allows a student to work out compositional problems on paper based on a set of...
01. Iakov Chernikhov, <em>Architectural Fantasies: 101 Compositions</em>. Leningrad: Mezhdunarodnaia kniga, 1933
Iakov Chernikhov's use of the term "architectural fantasies" is his own, meant to describe a teaching exercise which allows a student to work out compositional problems on paper based on a set of...
04. Iakov Chernikhov, <em>Architectural Fantasies: 101 Compositions</em>. Leningrad: Mezhdunarodnaia kniga, 1933
Nathalia Goncharova produced several of these cheaply-made, pocket-sized illustrated books with copious lithographs in an attempt with her Russian avant-garde group of writers and artists to create...
Turning the Pages: Nathalia Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962), <em>Anchorites; Anchoress: Two Poems</em> (<em>Pustynniki; Pustynnitsa: Dve poemy</em>), 1913
Nathalia Goncharova's futurist devil takes many forms as he plays a card game with sinners in this slyly ironic and provocative illustrated poem from the Russian avant garde.
Turning the Pages: Nathalia Goncharova (Russian, 1881-1962), <em>A Game in Hell: A Poem (Igra v adu: Poema)</em>, 1912
An untiring chronicler of the Parisian underworld, Henri de Toulouse Lautrec drew prolifically throughout his career, and with great skill from the outset. In fact, he completed his Art Institute...
Turning the Pages: Henri de Toulouse Lautrec (French, 1864-1901), <em>Sketchbook</em>, 1880
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