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Masterpieces of Russian Stage Design: 1880-1930

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'This richly illustrated volume explores the Lobanov-Rostovsky collection… includes a thorough glossary and bibliography' -Apollo

An examination of the celebrated Lobanov-Rostovsky collection of Russian stage design

Unique in size, scope, and composition, the collection is unequalled; artists include celebrities such as Bakst, Benois, Goncharova, Larionov, Malevich, Popova, Rodchenko, and Tatlin as well as less familiar names such as Anisfeld, Lissim, Remisoff, and Soudeikine. This volume (the first of a two-part set) includes over 200 colour illustrations of selected designs as well as an introduction, interview, indices (to artists, theatre companies, and primary productions), a glossary of terms, and a comprehensive bibliography for the visual and performing arts in Russia.

From Neo-Nationalism and Symbolism through Cubo-Futurism and Suprematism to Constructivism and Socialist Realism, Masterpieces of Russian Stage Design guides the reader through the movements, styles, productions and projects that attracted many of Russia s early twentieth-century artists to the stage.  

  • Author: John E Bowlt, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Southern California
  • Hardcover: 424 pages | 243 colour and 14 black and white illustrations
  • Date published: September 2012
  • Language: English
  • Delivery: Allow 1-2 weeks
  • ISBN: 978-1851496884
  • Product Dimensions: 30.7 x 24.1 cm

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