eBook The Russian Experiment in Art 1863-1922 (Revised Edition) (World of Art) download
by Marian Burleigh-Motley,Camilla Gray
Author: Marian Burleigh-Motley,Camilla Gray
Publisher: Thames & Hudson; Revised & Enlarged edition (October 17, 1986)
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by Marian Burleigh-Motley. Publisher's Description. During sixty years of prolific activity, a virtual explosion of Russian creativity produced the most radical expression of modernism in Europe, profoundly influencing the course of Western art and architecture.
by Marian Burleigh-Motley. Camilla Gray's classic study of this remarkable period of innovation has now been throroughly revised and updated by Marion Burleigh-Motley of Princeton University.
Camilla M. Gray, also known as Camilla Gray-Prokofieva, (1936 – 17 December 1971) was a British art historian whose book, The Great Experiment: Russian Art 1863–1922 (1962). Gray, also known as Camilla Gray-Prokofieva, (1936 – 17 December 1971) was a British art historian whose book, The Great Experiment: Russian Art 1863–1922 (1962), broke new ground in explaining Russian avante-garde art of the second half of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century outside Russia at a time when the subject was largely unknown outside the country.
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Home Browse Books Book details, The Great Experiment: Russian Art, 1863-1922. Reality is superior to its imitation in art'-wrote Chernishevsky the aesthetic propagandist of the 1860's in Russia. The Great Experiment: Russian Art, 1863-1922. Let us tear ourselves away from our speculative activity and find a way to real work!'-was the cry of the Constructivists in the 1920's. The sixty years which divide these two quotations provide the scope of the present study.
This is a very readable guide to a fascinating but little known period in ar. y one criticism is that the book cuts off before the rise of Stalinism and socialist realism becoming the new orthodoxy. One person found this helpful.
Published in 1962, Camilla Gray's book would have an enormous impact on an emerging generation of minimalist and conceptualist artists in the 1960s
Feb 14, 2012 Jan-Maat added it. Shelves: 20th-century, art, ion. Published in 1962, Camilla Gray's book would have an enormous impact on an emerging generation of minimalist and conceptualist artists in the 1960s. In fact, the book is cited by numerous key figures in the New York avant-garde.
The late Camilla Gray's extraordinary art-historical abilities were immediately recognized with the first publication of this book as The Great Experiment: Russian Art 1863-1922 in 1962. Camilla Gray, Marian Burleigh-Motley. While still in her mid-twenties, she had produced a major and original work on a subject then little known in the West. Published by Thames and Hudson Ltd 1986-10-06, London (1986). ISBN 10: 0500202079 ISBN 13: 9780500202074.
Camilla Gray was a talented art historian who pioneered the study of Russian art history in this period. Dr. Marian Burleigh-Motley has had extensive experience of teaching Russian avant-garde art at Princeton University, Hunter College and the Institute of Fine Arts, and New York University. List of Contributors. Marian Burleigh-Motley. Moscow and S. etersburg in Russia's Silver Age.
Camilla Gray, Marian Burleigh-Motley. It still remains the most compact, accurate and reasonably priced survey of sixty years of creative dynamic activity that profoundly influenced the progress of Western art and architecture.
"Not only an indispensable contribution to the study of modern art, but also an illuminating study of modern Russia." ―Hilton Kramer, The NationWhen the original edition of this book was published, John Russell hailed it as "a massive contribution to our knowledge of one of the most fascinating and mysterious episodes in the history of modern art." It still remains the most compact, accurate and reasonably priced survey of sixty years of creative dynamic activity that profoundly influenced the progress of Western art and architecture. 256 illustrations, 21 in color