The Uncommon Vision of Sergei Konenkov, 1874-1971

The Uncommon Vision of Sergei Konenkov, 1874-1971

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Sergei Konenkov was one of the 20th century's most distinguished Russian artists. After spending over 20 years in the United States, he returned to the Soviet Union in 1945 to become a respected member of the Soviet art world. The mentor to an entire generation of Soviet sculptors, he was renowned for his personal charisma and artistic versatility. This collection of essays, interviews and personal reminiscences is an appraisal of his work.... esoteric religions. In 1945 he was invited by Stalin to return to the Soviet Union, and for the twenty-six remaining years of his life he remained in Moscow, ... this painting in the paper she presented at the symposium on Konenkov held at Columbia University in 1983. 3. Christian Brinton ... American years see Robert C . Williams, Russian Art and American Money 1900a€”1940 (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvardanbsp;...

Title:The Uncommon Vision of Sergei Konenkov, 1874-1971
Author:Marie Turbow Lampard, John E. Bowlt
Publisher:Rutgers University Press - 2001


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