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Russian Avant-Garde Books, 1917-34

By: Compton, Susan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, The MIT Press: 1993

Edition: First MIT Press Edition

Seller ID: 004415

ISBN: 0262032015

Condition: Fine


175 pages; 16 color plates, 86 b&w illustrations. A survey of artistic and literary output; sequel to the author's earlier book, The World Backwards:Russian Futurist Books. Books of plays and theatre; graphic design and technique; utopian ideas in books on art and architecture; Endnotes; Bibliography; Index of Illustrations; Index. Clean throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Theme & Improvisation: Kandinsky & the American Avant-Garde - 1912-1950

By: Levin, Gail and Marianne Lorenz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003390

ISBN: 0-8212-1927-8

Condition: Very Good


236 pages; 84 color plates; b&w text illustrations; Checklist; Exhibitions. Kandinsky's rising light in Europe; American's such as Marsden Hartley in Europe; Kandinsky's popularity and influence spreading to inland America; American Abtraction; Abstract Expressionism. Discreet ink-stamp of previous owner inside the front cover; text body and plates are clean throughout. View more info

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Theme & Improvisation: Kandinsky & the American Avant-Garde, 1912-1950

By: Levin, Gail and Marianne Lorenz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003731

ISBN: 0821219278

Condition: Very Good


236 pages; 84 color plates; text illustrations. Kandinsky's arrival in America at the Armory Show of 1913 and the subsequent promotion of Kandinsky's art by Stieglitz and the exhibition of Kandinsky's and other artists' work throughout America. Clean throughout. View more info

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The Ransom of Russian Art

By: McPhee, John

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar Straus Giroux: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002809

ISBN: 0-374-24682-3

Condition: Very Good


181 pages; some color illustrations. The story of Norton Dodge who illegally shipped to the United States from Russia over eight thousand works of post-war twentieth century Russian art. View more info

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Rodtchenko (Rodchenko)

By: Page, Suzanne (Organisation); Andréi B. Nakov (Text)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paris, l' A. R. C.: 1977

Seller ID: 002709

Condition: Very Good


unpaginated but 34 pages; 16 b&w photographs are illustrated full-page. An exhibiiton of the artist's work from 1924-1940; the exhibition list records 50 of the artist's photographs. "Lettres de Paris" reproduces 8 such, all from 1925. L'ARC is part of the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris. Bibliography and Biography. Glassine jacket. French text. View more info

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Kandinsky and the Harmony of Light

By: Smithgall, Elsa (Edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washiungton, DC and New Haven, The Phillips Collection with Yale University Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005123

ISBN: 0300170785

Condition: Fine


136 pages; numerous illustrations, color and b&w, some full-page. Painting with a White Border was completed in 1913. This exhibition focuses on his approach to and his arrival at creating the painting, including his experiences in Moscow. Clean and bright throughout; tight binding. View more info

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Mednyánszky

By: Various

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Budapest, Ungarische Nationalgalerie / Kossuth Verlag: 2003

Seller ID: 003732

ISBN: 9637432884

Condition: Fine


416 pages; more than 450 color reproductions; color and b&w text illustrations; 19 essays; bibliography. German text. View more info

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Marc Klionsky

By: Wiesel, Elie; John Russell; Nicholas Fox Weber

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Hudson Hills Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003419

ISBN: 155595216X

Condition: Very Good


176 pages; 100 color plates; 51 b&w illustrations. John Russell writes of Klionsky's first 47 years in Russia; Weber writes about the artist's American years. Klionsky writes an Acknowledgement; Wiesel a Foreword. A discreet ink stamp of the previous owner on the front pastedown (endpaper), otherwise the book is clean throughout, free of marks. View more info