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Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art

New Perspectives

In 1911 Vasily Kandinsky published the first edition of ‘On the Spiritual in Art', a landmark modernist treatise in which he sought to reframe the meaning of art and the true role of the artist. For many artists of late Imperial Russia - a culture deeply influenced by the regime's adoption of Byzantine Orthodoxy centuries before - questions of religion and spirituality were of paramount importance. As artists and the wider art community experimented with new ideas and interpretations at th...

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  • Éditeur : Open Book Publishers
  • Collection : OBP collection
  • Lieu d’édition : Cambridge
  • Année d’édition : 2017
  • Publication sur OpenEdition Books : 04 juillet 2018
  • EAN (Édition imprimée) : 9781783743384
  • EAN électronique : 9791036509674
  • Nombre de pages : vi + 312 p.