Ekspressionizm (Expressionism) [Essay]
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Near fine condition; some rust spots on the spine and inside at several pages folds caused by staples, previous owner's inscription on the title page. The aim of this book determined by author in the foreword is to outline th..
Near fine condition; some rust spots on the spine and inside at several pages folds caused by staples, previous owner's inscription on the title page.
The aim of this book determined by author in the foreword is to outline the aesthetics of expressionism in art. Considered theory and practice of expressionism, which author characterizes as a bourgeous art. Roots of expressionism linked with Germany, so mentioned the main representatives of the German Expressionism such as artists Franz Marc, Oskar Kokoschka, Edvard Munch, Ludwig Meidner, Paula Modersohn, also Paul Cézanne, who greatly inlfuenced the movement. Alongside them mentioned prominent Russian expressionists: Wassily Kandinsky, Marc Chagall, sculptor Alexander Archipenko. In separate subchapters more closely analyzed theories of abstract art by Wassily Kandinsky, Wilhelm Worringer, Max Dvořák and Herwarth Walden. Considerable part of the book focuses on the fate of expressionism in the Soviet Union and on its influence on Soviet proletarian art, in particular on creativity of artist groups “ОСТ” (Общество художников-станковистов = The Society of Easel Artists) and “Октябрь” (The Art Society October), and on works of A. Deineka, J. Pimenov, A. Goncharov, A. Tyshler, D. Shterenberg. Edition is richly illustrated with 44 full-page amazing atrtworks reproductions by artists associated with the movement.
Liya Yakovlevna Zivelchinskaya (1895-1985) - Soviet literary- and art critic, specialist in aesthetics, author of numerous works (monographs, articles, reviews) on aesthetic problems, theory and history of art, literary criticism, dialectical materialism, etc.
|Title||Ekspressionizm (Expressionism) [Essay]|
|Author||L. Y. Zivelchinskaya|
|Octavo||13 x 18 cm|
|No. of pages||Wrappers, 139  pp|
|Print run||5000 copies|