Sozvezdie Apsherona: azerbaidzhanskie khudozhniki 1960 – 1980-kh godov / The Constellation of Absheron: Azerbaijani Painters of the 1960s–1980s

Moscow: Fond Mardzhani, 2016. Sewn pb. This catalogue of an exhibition at the Tretyakov Gallery brings out the similarities of style and the singulariites of content in of the southern steppe and the Caspian Sea, in particular the cape area of Apsheron jutting out into the sea east of Bakuin today's Azrbaidzhan. Works of painting and sculpture by thirteen artists, some continuing the experiments of the avant-garde, others working in a realistic vein, together with biographical sketches and stylistic commentary give a good look at a significant and distinctive branch of twentieth-century art. Most of the artists received training in Soviet art schools of Moscow and St. Petersburg but seldom finished owing to their independence and refusal to toe the socialist realist line.151 p., approx. 100 color illus., Rus. and ENGLISH. Item #4158
ISBN: 9785990847743

Price: $79.00

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