Monday, February 27, 2017

Art: The Rise Of The Russian Avant-Garde @ MoMa New York

(Drivebycuriosity) - The early 20th century created a lot of disruptions. World War I and the Russian Revolution changed large parts of the world. This climate gave birth to the Russian Avant-Garde. A bunch of artists went radically new ways and experimented with abstract paintings and other art forms. New York`s Museum of Modern Art (MoMa) has now an exhibition called "A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde" (Through March 12  moma). I present here my favorites from the show, a very subjective selection as usual.

Above "Theatrical Composition" by Alexandra Exter (ca. 19,25, oil on canvas) followed by "Rayonist Composition - Domination of Red" by Mikhail Larionov (1912-1913).

I enjoyed more of these geometrical compositions.

Above another nice selection.

As you can see these avantgardists also created architectural designs which could beautify any metropolis of today.


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