This is a comparative study of the official art of Stalin's Russia, Hitler's Germany, Mussolini's Italy and Mao's China. The author makes the case that totalitarian art is, after modern art, the second international style of 20th century culture, and one which needs its own careful study.
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Igor Golomstock was a member of the Union of Soviet Artists, and worked at the Pushkin Museum. He is a specialist on twentieth-century and Renaissance art, and is the author of numerous books, including Picasso. He has taught at the Universities of St. Andrews, Essex and Oxford. Robert Chandler is the translator of Vasilii Grossman's novel, Life and Fate, and the new, definitive edition of Andrei Platonov's The Foundation Pit.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Russian
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Book Description The Harvill Press, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 2721694