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Title Revolution : new art for a new world [Hoopla electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States] : Film Movement, 2016.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 85 min.)) : sd., col.
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Credits Directed by Margy Kinmonth.
Performer Narrator, Margy Kinmonth ; commentator, Mikhail Piotrovsky.
Summary Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Margy Kinmonth, Revolution: New Art for a New World is a bold and exciting feature documentary that encapsulates a momentous period in the history of Russia and the Russian Avant-Garde. Drawing on the collections of major Russian institutions, contributions from contemporary artists, curators and performers and personal testimony from the descendants of those involved, the film brings the artists of the Russian Avant-Garde to life. It tells the stories of artists like Chagall, Kandinsky and Malevich--pioneers who flourished in response to the challenge of building a new art for a new world, only to be broken by implacable authority after 15 short years and silenced by Stalin's Socialist Realism. Yet these remarkable artworks survived and the Russian Avant-Garde continues to exert an influence over contemporary art movements. Revolution: New Art for a New World confirms this; exploring the fascination that these colorful paintings, inventive sculptures and propaganda posters retain over the modern consciousness 100 years on.
Audience Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Art, Soviet.
Arts, Soviet.
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- 20th century.
Art, Russian -- 20th century.
Art, Russian -- 21st century.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Kinmonth, Margy, film director, film producer, screenwriter, narrator.
Murray, Maureen (Producer), film producer.
PiotrovskiÄ­, M. B. (Mikhail Borisovich), commentator.
Jolliffe, Edmund, 1976- composer (expression)
Murray, Natalia, consultant.
hoopla digital.
Added Title New art for a new world
Standard No. 859686006741 (hoopla video recording)
Music No. MWT12234274
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