In the Sphere of The Soviets

Essays on the Cultural Legacy of the Soviet Union

Authors: Merewether, Charles

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  • Is distinctive in exploring Eastern European art since World War Two
  • Focuses on the period after Stalin, covering the response by and legacy of Soviet domination of the region
  • Explores the theoretical models developed for understanding contemporary art across Eastern Europe
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The book distinctive is listed in points (i) it focuses on Eastern European art covering the historical avant-garde to the post-war and contemporary periods of; (ii) it looks at some key artists in the countries that have not been given so much attention within this content i.e. Georgia, Dagestan, Chechnya and Central Asia; (iii) it looks beyond Eastern Europe to the influence of Russia/Soviet Union in Asia.   

It explores the theoretical models developed for understanding contemporary art across Eastern Europe and focus on the new generation of Georgian artists who emerged in the immediate years before and after the country’s independence from the Soviet Union; and on to discuss the legacy and debates around monuments across Poland, Russia and Ukraine.helps in Better understanding the postwar and contemporary art in Eastern Europe. 

About the authors

Dr. Charles Merewether is an art historian, the author and the curator who has worked in Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas. Merewether has worked and lived in Tbilisi, Georgia, over the past 4 years. He is the author of books and many articles about contemporary art, including his books State of Play (2017), After Memory: The Art of Milenko Prvacki and Under Construction: Ai Weiwei (2008). He was the co-editor of After the Event (2010) and the editor of both Art, Anti-Art, Non-Art: Experimentations in the Public Sphere in Postwar Japan 1950-1970, (2007) and The Archive (2006).  

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
In the Sphere of The Soviets
Book Subtitle
Essays on the Cultural Legacy of the Soviet Union
Authors
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-336-574-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-33-6574-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-336-573-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 359
Number of Illustrations
3 b/w illustrations
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