Category Archives: Rodchenko

Book – Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde – in progress

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Kandinsky and Rodchenko.

Ironically one of the reasons that Kandinsky and other artists began to experiment with abstract art was the impact that photography had on the visual arts and its ability to more accurately depict reality. In this we are mindful of … Continue reading

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The Russian Avant-garde and the New Epoch

Why write and make films about the Russian avant-garde. Basically I was inspired by the artists of the avant-garde. David Burliuk, the father of Russian futurism, for example inspired a film and whole new journey both physically and inwardly.The film … Continue reading

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Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography

Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography 5 Oct. 2013 – 12 Jan. 2014 Kjarvalsstaðir In October a retrospective of the photographs of Alexander Rodchenko, one of the leading Russian artists of the first half of the 20th century, will open at … Continue reading

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Grad (Gallery for Russian Arts and Design)

GRAD is a exhibition space for Soviet avant-garde artwork reconstructed for a contemporary audience. Utopia Ltd takes the blueprints for change laid down by the radical Constructivist group and reimagines them in three dimensions. Model maker Henry Milner creates striking … Continue reading

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