Ancient Art in Miniature. Near Eastern Seals from the by Holly Pittman

By Holly Pittman

Исследования искусства Ирана IV-II тыс. до н.э. по материалам коллекции музея Метрополитен и коллекции Черкаски.

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El Lissitzky, Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge, 1919, poster. [Eindhoven, Van Abbe Museum] Second Five-Year Plan (the economic program of the Soviet Union), placards were printed in editions of two hundred thousand and distributed by railway from Baku to Vilnius to Tashkent. The “agit-trains” of the Civil War actually housed, along with radio stations and bookshops, printing presses that issued posters that could be (quite literally) flung into villages. 4 And nestled within the poster’s medium, too, was a critique of the “fine” art object.

Revolution becomes global not through its amplification, but through its repetition in countless intimate gestures, not as a totality, but as a series. scales In March 1919 the Soviet authorities hurriedly convened a conference in Moscow to found the Third International, 46 vision and communism which, Lenin stressed, would be a truly communist organization, unlike the previous two Internationals, which had been undone by nationalist tensions. The Third International immediately became a trope for the new artistic forms sought by revolution, which likewise would be immune to the forces of a capitalist image regime and could serve as antidotes for vestiges of capitalism in society.

Sammlung der images turned to broadsheets Staatlichen Galerie Moritzburg, as a means of making a living. Halle] 12 v i s i o n a n d c o m m u n i s m Posters emerged as places for artists to essay the propagandistic, the miraculous, the disorienting. The idea of the poster that was carried over to Russia in the late eighteenth century was, on the one hand, as a devotional vehicle, and on the other as a site of the spectacular, the painful, and the monstrous. The Russian lubok (on which more shortly), like the broadsheets of Reformation Figure 4.

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