Art of the Avant-garde in Russia
by Angelica Zander Rudenstine
Publisher: Guggenheim Museum 1981
Number of pages: 330
Selection from the George Costakis collection, an invaluable resource for scholars of art of the avant-garde in Russia. Art historian Angelica Zander Rudenstine's introduction describes the Costakis Collection's formation and important details from George Costakis's biography. Margit Rowell reexamines certain premises about Russian and Soviet avant-garde art.
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