1999 · New Brunswick, New Jersey
by Rosenfeld, Alla (editor)
New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press and The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, 1999. Hardcover. VG+/VG+ As New copy. Grey cloth over boards; Grey illus. dj.; 219 pp.; 226 plates and figures, mostly bw but some color. Accompanied an exhibition at the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum; Contains over 200 works, including posters, books, journals, sheet music, costume and stage design, and more; Wonderfully illustrated. Contents as follows: Introduction / Phillip Dennis Cate -- The Search for National Identity in Turn-of-the-Century Russian Graphic Design / Alla Rosenfeld -- The Graphic Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts: A Brief History, 1895-1935 / Ekaterina Grishina -- Late Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Cover Designs from the Collection of the Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts / Elena Litovchenko -- Book and Costume Designs from the Collection of the Research Museum of the Russian Academy of Fine Arts, 1900-1930 / Elena Pliusnina -- The World of Art and Other Turn-of-the-Century Russian Art Journals, 1898-1910 / Janet Kennedy -- The World of Art Group: Book and Poster Design / Alla Rosenfeld -- A New Aesthetic: World and Image in Russian Futurist Books / Nina Gurianova -- The World Turned Upside Down: Russian Posters of the First World War, the Bolshevik Revolution, and the Civil War / Alla Rosenfeld -- "Modern Icon," or "Tool for Mass Propaganda"? Russian Debate on the Poster / Elena Barkhatova -- Figuration versus Abstraction in Soviet Illustrated Children's Books, 1920-1930 / Alla Rosenfeld -- Selected Bibliography and a Note on Major Printers and Publishers / Edward Kasinec.
(Inventory #: 120913000001)