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Description - Twentieth-century Russian and East European Painting in the Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection by John E. Bowlt

At the heart of this pioneering study - the result of exhaustive comparative research in Russian, European and American collections - is an illustrated catalogue which provides detailed descriptions of each work in the context of the artist's career and the broader artistic developments of the age. The condition, provenance, and previous location of the works are also detailed. The catalogue is introduced by three essays: The Russian Avant-Garde, the Hungarian Avant-Garde, and the history of the collecting of Russian Avant-Garde art. The volume concludes with artists' biographies, bibliographical information, a glossary and index. A catalogue of 59 works, written by two of the most eminent scholars in the field.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780302006191
ISBN-10: 0302006192
Format: Hardback
(356mm x 260mm x mm)
Pages: 328
Imprint: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Philip Wilson Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jan-1994
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John E. Bowlt

John E. Bowlt is Professor of Slavic Studies at the University of Southern California, where he is also Director of the Institute of Modern Russian Culture and has published widely on aspects of modern russian art. Nicoletta Misler is Professor of Modern East European Art at the Instituto Universitario Orientale, Naples, where she lectures on both contemporary Italian art and the russian Avant-Garde movement.

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