Street Art of the Revolution
Vladimir Tolstoy, Irina Bibikova, Catherine Cooke
- Year: 1990
- Country: Russia
- Language: English
- Subject: USSR
- Dimensions: Width: 25.50cm Height: 27.50cm
A detailed examination of the artwork created for festivals and celebrations in Russia 1918-1933, edited by Vladimir Tolstoy, Catherine Cooke and Irina Bibikova. The books contains a wealth of visual and literary documents from the period, with 220 illustrations, 85 in colour, including reproductions of artwork by Maykovsky, Tatlin, El Lissitzky, Rodchenko, Stepanova, Rozanova and Vesnin. In the Soviet Union, artists produced decorative panels, exhibitions, street shows, plays and music to celebrate festivals - this artwork provides an insight into the historical events and ideology of the period. Published by Thames and Hudson, UK. Very good condition, minor creasing on the edges of the dust jacket.