From Russia: French and Russian Master Paintings 1870-1925, from Moscow and St Petersburg Royal Academy of Arts

ISBN: 9781905711161

Published: January 1st 2008

Hardcover

319 pages


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From Russia: French and Russian Master Paintings 1870-1925, from Moscow and St Petersburg  by  Royal Academy of Arts

From Russia: French and Russian Master Paintings 1870-1925, from Moscow and St Petersburg by Royal Academy of Arts
January 1st 2008 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 319 pages | ISBN: 9781905711161 | 4.13 Mb

This book explores the connections between French and Russian art from the mid-nineteenth century until the 1920s, a period that witnessed the emergence of some of the most important developments in modern art. It includes outstanding examples ofMoreThis book explores the connections between French and Russian art from the mid-nineteenth century until the 1920s, a period that witnessed the emergence of some of the most important developments in modern art.

It includes outstanding examples of Salon painting, Impressionism, Fauvism, and Cubism in France and related movements in Russia such as The Wanderers, Constructivism and Suprematism. It documents key episodes in the story of this fascinating exchange. For example, the vital role played by the two great Russian collectors Ivan Morosov and Sergei Shchukin, whose pre-eminent collections of French art were an inspiration to the Russian avant-garde- the ballet impresario Diaghilevâs promotion of Russian art in France in 1906- and Matisseâs visit to Russia in 1911.



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