ART ALBUM. Masters of Russian sculpture in 2 Vols (Volume 2)


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Title: Masters of Russian sculpture in 2 Vols (Volume 2)
Author: by L.Doronina (Author)
Cover: Hardcover, 512 pages
Publisher: Moscow: Belyi gorod (2010)
ISBN-10: 5779317887
ISBN-13: 978-5779317887
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The book details the biography and creativity of a large number (37) of Russian masters of sculpture of the XX century. Numerous illustrations of their works vividly reflect the most important stages of the history of Russian and Soviet sculpture in 100 years: from pictorial impressionistic to constructively architectonic and decorative interpretation of forms, overcoming avant-garde trends and move on to the next long stage of sculpture, associated with the plan of monumental propaganda, and approval in the art of socialist realism. Solemn, ceremonial style of the second half of the 1950s, replaced by the new Soviet romanticism and then a gradual complication of compositional and spatial solutions and figurative sculpture, incorporating elements of symbolism, surrealism and the grotesque.
Almost every monographic article begins with a portrait image of the sculptor. There are widely presented illustrate works of monumental, monumental and decorative, memorial, easel sculpture and plastic small form masters of the XX century. Among them are well-known and little-known monuments and gravestones and sculptural decoration of architectural structures, located in St. Petersburg, Moscow and other cities of the former USSR and abroad. As an illustrative material is also used in the work are in the Tretyakov Gallery, the Russian Museum and other museums and private collections.

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