Imagining the unimaginable : World War, modern art, & the politics of public culture in Russia, 1914-1917 / Aaron J. Cohen.

Imagining the Unimaginable deftly reveals the experiences of artists and developments in mass culture and in the press against the backdrop of the broader trends in Russian politics, economics, and social life from the mid-nineteenth century to the revolution. After 1914, avant-garde artists began t...

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Main Author: Cohen, Aaron J.
Format: eBook
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2008.
Series:Studies in war, society, and the military.
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Table of Contents:
  • Wars against tradition: the culture of the art profession in Russia, 1863-1914
  • In the storm: reshaping the public and the art world, 1914-1915
  • Love in the time of cholera: Russian art and the real war, 1915-1916
  • Masters of the material world: World War I, the avant-garde, and the origins of non-objective art
  • Revolver and the brush: the political mobilization of Russian artists through war and revolution, 1916-1917.