Mikhail Larionov and the Cultural Politics of Late Imperial Russia

Mikhail Larionov and the Cultural Politics of Late Imperial Russia

by Sarah Warren
     
 

In the turbulent atmosphere of early twentieth-century Tsarist Russia, avant-garde artists took advantage of a newly pluralistic culture in order to challenge orthodoxies of form as well as social prohibitions. Very few did this as effectively, or to as broad an audience, as Mikhail Larionov. This groundbreaking study examines the complete range of his work

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In the turbulent atmosphere of early twentieth-century Tsarist Russia, avant-garde artists took advantage of a newly pluralistic culture in order to challenge orthodoxies of form as well as social prohibitions. Very few did this as effectively, or to as broad an audience, as Mikhail Larionov. This groundbreaking study examines the complete range of his work (painting, book illustration, performance, and curatorial work), and demonstrates that Larionov was taking part in a broader cultural conversation that arose out of fundamental challenges to autocratic rule.

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ISBN-13:
9781409442004
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
04/28/2013
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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