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The Avant-Garde Icon: Russian Avant-Garde Art and the Icon Painting Tradition


This unusual treatment of the Russian avant-garde offers original insights into the broad and complex unfolding of Russian art up to the 1950s. Beginning with an account of the movement's origins in about 1870, and concluding with the death of Stalin, Andrew Spira demonstrates how icons underpin the development of nineteenth- and twentieth-century Russian art. The Avant-Garde Icon throws a new light on the deeper meaning and significance of icons. It adds to art-historical debates around early twentieth-century art, whilst ...

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