Rodchenko Design MOBI Þ Hardcover

Rodchenko Design MOBI Þ Hardcover

Rodchenko Design [Ebook] ➢ Rodchenko Design By John Milner – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk A new title in the Design series and an excellent introduction to the life and work of this versatile Russian artist Alexander Mikhailovich Rodchenko 1891 1953 was a central figure in the Russian Cons A new title in the Design series and an excellent introduction to the life and work of this versatile Russian artist Alexander Mikhailovich Rodchenko was a central figure in the Russian Constructivist art movement; a radical activist a pioneer of photomontage a theorist and a teacher He was an active force in the organization of the first museums of modern art that arose in Russia in the first years after the Russian Revolution of Attending art school in in Kazan was to be a defining influence that year Russian Futurists performed in the town and Rodchenko saw their leading figures in action It transformed his vision and he was still working with Futurist artists and their ideas twenty five years later And it was at art school where Rodchenko first met the artist Varvara Stepanova with whom he collaborated extensively and who would become his life long partner Central in the re examination of art and its place in society after the Revolution and in the search for a new culture without the class implications of the past Rodchenko's radical approach proposed a new understanding of a constructed rather than a tastefully composed culture This concise comprehensive and informative work focuses largely on Rodchenko's graphic work in the form of book jackets posters and advertising Abbemuseumr is Visiting Professor at The Courtauld Institute of Art in London Tutor painter writer and exhibition organizer John Milner specialises in nineteenth and twentieth century art in France and in Russia He is currently preparing a re presentation of the extensive collection of works by El Lissitzky at the Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven Netherlands He has lectured at the National Gallery Tate and Royal Academy of Arts in London at the Henry Moore Institute and at many other universities and museums.


2 thoughts on “Rodchenko Design

  1. Chris Bartter Chris Bartter says:

    Excellent brief introduction to Rodchenko and his contribution to early Soviet design Plenty of illustrations and a short biographical history of a man who was one of the key shapers of an important and radical break with traditional design and contributed to the visual image of the Soviet Revolution


  2. David Crunelle David Crunelle says:

    Probably the best theory book about Rodchenko's graphic vision Terrible book cover tho


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2 thoughts on “Rodchenko Design

  1. Chris Bartter Chris Bartter says:

    Excellent brief introduction to Rodchenko and his contribution to early Soviet design Plenty of illustrations and a short biographical history of a man who was one of the key shapers of an important and radical break with traditional design and contributed to the visual image of the Soviet Revolution

  2. David Crunelle David Crunelle says:

    Probably the best theory book about Rodchenko's graphic vision Terrible book cover tho

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