Skip to main content
Loading
Loading

Results

  • Russia
Sort By:  1-10 of 13 (2 pages)
Results per page:
         

Kul’ttovary: Bringing culture into the Soviet home

Design History Beyond the Canon

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...The Russian term kul’ttovary translates roughly as “cultural goods.” The concept of cultural goods was well known in the Soviet Union, and, for decades, each city, town, or village had at least one store called “Kul’ttovary.” The premise...

Modernism, Realism and Muralism – the Struggle for Art in Post-fascist Germany

J. R. Jenkins

J. R. Jenkins is Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design at Falmouth University, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Picturing Socialism : Public Art and Design in East Germany

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2021

Book Chapter

...What had once been Dresden was destroyed. Like a dog stuck in a house with a dead person, one could have stood and howled for hours, a bitter grief.Letter from Jeanne Mammen to Hans Gaffron, 29.12.1946, Biographie, Versuch einer...

Conclusion

Tom Cubbin

Tom Cubbin is a senior lecturer in design studies at the Academy of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg, Sweden. He contributed to the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, and has had several articles published in Home Cultures, Estonian Art, and the Calvert Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Soviet Critical Design : Senezh Studio and the Communist Surround

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...In the past twenty years we have seen highs and lows, illusions and the fulfilment of dreams, grief and the joys of creating one of the most complex artistic professions that has come to be known as artistic projecteering. In short...

The BRIC Countries and Trends

Jenny Lantz

Jenny Lantz is a researcher at the Center for Arts, Business and Culture at the Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden, and senior lecturer in Fashion Studies at Stockholm University, Sweden. She was a fellow at Kennedy School, Harvard University, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Trendmakers : Behind the Scenes of the Global Fashion Industry

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...India Vogue India’s Trend Report appendix for May 2012: The predominately European fashions are sorted into the categories “Loud and Proud,” “Sugar Rush” and “Citrus Punsch.” One startling article features the kurta, a typically Indian...

Lubetkin, Berthold (1901–90)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...An architect and designer, born in Tbilisi, Georgia, when it was part of the Russian Empire (1721–1917), Berthold Lubetkin (1901–90) trained in Moscow at VKhUTEMAS (Higher Art and Technical Studios), the state-sanctioned design school. He...

A Quiet Conversation Among Things: Memory, Agency and Materiality at the End of History

Tom Cubbin

Tom Cubbin is a senior lecturer in design studies at the Academy of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg, Sweden. He contributed to the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, and has had several articles published in Home Cultures, Estonian Art, and the Calvert Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Soviet Critical Design : Senezh Studio and the Communist Surround

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...When groups of artists and designers met at Senezh in the winter of 1990, they were met with an unusual proposition. Since 1964, artists had redesigned specific objects and sites, such as pedestrian walkways on the Moscow ring road...

Art, Technology and Design in the Soviet Thaw

Tom Cubbin

Tom Cubbin is a senior lecturer in design studies at the Academy of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg, Sweden. He contributed to the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, and has had several articles published in Home Cultures, Estonian Art, and the Calvert Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Soviet Critical Design : Senezh Studio and the Communist Surround

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...It was a time of great dreams, unexpected initiatives and brave beginnings. The general ideological premise of our work was thus: to engage artistic projecteering to restructure the material environment of our society in order to promote...

Coco Chanel and Socialist Fashion Magazines

Djurdja Bartlett

Djurdja Bartlett is Senior Research Fellow at London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Fashion Media : Past and Present

Bloomsbury Education, 2013

Book Chapter

...Introduction The encounter between Coco Chanel and the world’s first socialist country—the Bolshevik Russia—did not happen in the early 1920s when both Chanel and socialism were still modernist projects. Following the 1917 October...

Public Nostalgia and the Infantilization of the Russian Peasant: Early Soviet Reception of Folk Art Toys

Childhood by Design : Toys and the Material Culture of Childhood, 1700–Present

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018

Book Chapter

...During the late 1920s and early 1930s, the Soviet Union experienced an upsurge in interest in children’s toys created by peasant craftspeople. Within folk art toys, two genres of primitivism with which modernity was enamored collided...

Introduction: The Communist Surround

Tom Cubbin

Tom Cubbin is a senior lecturer in design studies at the Academy of Design and Crafts, Gothenburg, Sweden. He contributed to the Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design, and has had several articles published in Home Cultures, Estonian Art, and the Calvert Journal. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Soviet Critical Design : Senezh Studio and the Communist Surround

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book Chapter

...‘Freedom of thought’, wrote Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov in June 1968, ‘is the only guarantee of a scientific democratic approach to politics, economics and culture’.Andrei Sakharov, Progress, Coexistence and Intellectual Freedom...