Category Archives: Russian art

“The Fairground Booth” and “Petrushka”

This post is a fragment from a chapter of the book which will be published some time next year. The context is a comparison between the ballet “Petrushka” and “The Fairground Booth”. Both share roots in the Russian fairground and the … Continue reading

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Fairground Booth Book – New Chapter -News

Finishing one of the most difficult chapters of  The Fairground Book and researching the film simultaneously. The chapter concerns Blok and Meyerhold’s legacy and in particular the legacy of The Fairground Booth in Russian and world theatrical history. This is … Continue reading

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“Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde” – Published

              Finally we can announce the publication of Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde which is now available on Amazon for purchase or download. Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde compliments the series of six films made … Continue reading

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Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde

Final tweaking of the book Encounters with the Russian Avant-garde Small irritating problems to be solved after first proof submission but its all to the good. The proofing stage is arduous and long partly because there are a great many … Continue reading

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The Fairground Booth and Blok

As I work on The Fairground Booth project it is becoming clearer and clearer how important Alexander Blok was to the transition between Symbolism and The Russian avant-garde even though he did not directly participate in what we understand as … Continue reading

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New Kandinsky Exhibition at the Guggenheim

A new exhibition of Kandinsky’s work is now being exhibited at the Guggenheim  in New York. The film Kandinsky and the Russian House is available while the exhibition is in progress. Kandinsky and the Russian House is the 6th in a series of … Continue reading

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