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Poster for performances of Vasily Kamensky, David Burlyuk and Vladimir Mayakovsky in Kiev, 1914.
Alexandra Exter in front of Nadezhda Udaltsova's paintings at the exhibition The Store, Moscow, March/April 1916.
Second Spring Exhibition of OBMOKhU, Moscow, May/June 1921.
El Lissitzky, Prounenraum [Proun Room], Great Berlin Art Exhibition, May 1923.
Arseny Avraamov, Symphony of Sirens, Moscow, November 1923. The steam 'Magistral' and the conductor on the roof are visible.

Avant-garde[edit]

Protagonists[edit]

Artists

Nikolai Kulbin (St. Petersburg), Alexei Kruchenykh, Arseny Avraamov, Mikhail Larionov, Natalia Goncharova, Kazimir Malevich (Moscow/Petrograd), Wassily Kandinsky (Moscow/Weimar), Naum Gabo (Moscow/Berlin), Vladimir Tatlin (Moscow), El Lissitzky (Moscow/St. Petersburg/Vitebsk), Alexander Rodchenko (Moscow), Varvara Stepanova, Alexandra Exter, Lyubov Popova, Olga Rozanova, Nadezhda Udaltsova, Mikhail Matyushin, Wladimir Baranoff-Rossine, Stenberg brothers, Karl Ioganson, Gustav Klutsis.

Art groups

Hylaea (Moscow, *1910), Blue Rose (Moscow, 1906-08), Union of Youth (St Petersburg, 1909-17), Knave of Diamonds (Moscow, 1910-17), Donkey's Tail (c1910-13), Ego-Futurists (St. Petersburg, *1911), Tsentrifuga futurist group (Moscow, 1913–17), Supremus (1915-16), Zhivskulptarkh (1919–20), OBMOKhU (at IZO, 1919–22), UNOVIS (at Vitebsk Art School, 1920–22), Projectionists (Moscow, 1921–25), Factory of the Eccentric Actor (FEKS) (Petrograd, 1921–26), October (Moscow, 1928–30).

Writers

Velimir Khlebnikov, Daniil Kharms, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Aleksei Gastev, Sergei Tretyakov, Lilya Brik.

Filmmakers

Dziga Vertov, Yelizaveta Svilova, Sergei Eisenstein, Esfir Shub.

Theatre directors

Vsevolod Meyerhold, Alexander Tairov.

Architects

Vesnin brothers, Moisei Ginzburg, Konstantin Melnikov, Nikolai Ladovsky, Iakov Chernikhov.

Theorists and historians

Vladimir Markov (Voldemārs Matvejs), Mikhail Matyushin, Nikolay Punin, Osip Brik, Pavel Florensky, Aleksei Gan, Nikolai Tarabukin, Boris Arvatov.

Institutes

IZO Narkompros (Moscow, *1918), INKhUK (at IZO, 1920–24), GINKhUK (St. Petersburg, 1923–27).

Schools

Vitebsk Popular Art Institute (1919–22), VGIK (*1919), VKhUTEMAS (1920–26), RAKhN (Moscow, 1921–30, from 1925 GAKhN), VKhUTEIN (1926–c30).

Exhibitions[edit]

0.10 (St Petersburg, 1915), Tenth State Exhibition: Non-Objective Creativity and Suprematism (Moscow, 1919), OBMOKhU exhibitions (Moscow, 1919-21), 5x5=25 (Moscow, 1921), First Russian Art Exhibition (Berlin, 1922). More: 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922-58, abroad 1917-74.

Resources[edit]

Publications[edit]

Poshechina obshestvennomu vkusu, 1912, Log.
Vladimir Markov, Faktura, 1914, PDF.
Nikolay Punin, Pamyatnik III internatsionala. Proyekt khud. E. Tatlina, 1920, PDF.
Nikolai Tarabukin, Ot mol'berta k mashine, 1923. Cover by Antonina Sofronova.

Artists' books[edit]

Collective works
  • Sadok sudey [Садок Судей], St Petersburg: Zhuravl' [Журавль], [Apr 1910], 131 pp, IA, HTML.
  • Poshechina obshestvennomu vkusu. V zashchitu svobodnogo iskusstva. Stikhi, proza, stat'i [Пощёчина общественному вкусу. В защиту свободного искусства: Стихи, проза, статьи], by David Burliuk, Nikolai Burliuk, Alexander Kruchenykh, Wassily Kandinsky, Benedikt Livshits, Vladimir Mayakovsky, and Viktor Khlebnikov, Moscow: Georgy L. Kuzmin, Dec 1912.
  • Sadok sudey 2, Moscow: Zhuravl' [Журавль], 1913, HTML, WS-RU.
  • Pobeda nad solntsem [Победа над Cолнцем], by Alexei Kruchenykh, et al., Moscow, 1913.
  • Strelets [Стрелец], 3 vols., Petrograd, 1915, 1916, 1922. Futurist almanac.
  • Vladimir Mayakovsky, Pro eto [Про это], Moscow/Petrograd: Gosizdat, 1923, 43 pp.
More

Works by KruchenykhKhlebnikovMayakovsky.

145 books of Russian Futurism, 1910-1930, at GLIB Moscow, [2]19 books of Russian Futurism, in HTMLMoMA's online exhibitionGetty's online exhibition.

Theory[edit]

  • Alexander Bogdanov, Iskusstvo i rabochiy klass [Искусство и рабочий класс], Moscow: Proletkult, 1918, 79 pp.
  • Pavel Florensky, Mnimosti v geometrii [Мнимости в геометрии], Moscow: Pomore, 1922; new ed., intro. Michael Hagemeister, Munich: Otto Sagner, 1985; Moscow: Lazyr [Лазурь], 1991, 96 pp. [6]
  • Aleksei Gan, Konstruktivizm [Конструктивизм], Tver: Tverskoe izdatelstvo, Summer 1922, [2]+70 pp, 23.5 х 19.9 cm, edition of 2000. [7]
  • Nikolai Tarabukin, Ot mol'berta k mashine [От мольберта к машине], Moscow: Rabotnik prosvesheniya, Jul 1923, 44 pp, edition of 2000. Review: Arvatov (Lef 1923).
  • Moisei Ginzburg, Stil' i epokha [Стиль и эпоха. Проблемы современной архитектуры], Moscow: Gosizdat, 1924, 238 pp. Excerpts. Commentary: Khan-Magomedov (1996).
  • Viktor Shklovsky, O teorii prozy [О теории прозы], Moscow/Leningrad, 1925; 2nd ed., Moscow: Federatsiya, 1929, HTML, PDF; new ed., Moscow: Sovetskii pisatel, 1983, 384 pp, HTML.
Selected covers of the journals Lef and Novyi Lef, PDF, HTML.

Journals[edit]

Literature[edit]

Readers, anthologies[edit]

The Tradition of Constructivism, ed. Bann, 1974, Log, IA.
Russian Art of the Avant-Garde: Theory and Criticism, 1902-1934, ed. Bowlt, 1976, Log, IA.
Art[edit]
  • Sovetskoe iskusstvo za 15 let. Materialy i dokumentatsiya [Советское искусство за 15 Лет. Матерялы и документация], eds. I. Matsa (И. Маца), L. Reyngardt (Л.Рейнгардт) and L. Rempel (Л.Ремпель), Moscow/Leningrad: Ogiz-Izogiz [Огиз-Изогиз], 1933, 664 pp. (Russian)
  • Constructivismo, trans. F. Fernández Buey, Madrid: Alberto Corazón, 1973, viii+374 pp. 29 texts by Soviet authors in 3+1 sections. (Spanish)
  • The Tradition of Constructivism, ed. Stephen Bann, Viking Press, 1974, 334 pp, IA. 51 texts from 1920-65 in 7 sections. Review: Compton (SR 1975). (English)
  • Russian Art of the Avant-Garde: Theory and Criticism, 1902-1934, ed. John E. Bowlt, New York: Viking Press, 1976, IA. (English)
  • Nikolai Khardzhiev, Kazimir Malevich, Mikhail Matiushin, K istorii russkogo avangarda / The Russian Avant-Garde, ed., intro. & notes Nikolai Khardzhiev, afterw. Roman Jakobson, Stockholm: Hylaea Prints, 1976, 189+40 pp. 4 texts. [8]. Review: Bowlt (SR 1978). (Russian)
  • Zwischen Revolutionskunst und Sozialistischem Realismus. Dokumente und Kommentare. Kunstdebatten in der Sowjetunion von 1917–1934, eds. Hubertus Gaßner and Eckhart Gillen, Cologne: DuMont, 1979, 560 pp. 235 texts. TOC. (German)
  • Le constructivisme russe. I. Les arts plastiques. II. Le constructivisme littéraire, 2 vols., ed. Gérard Conio, trans. Gérard Conio and Larissa Yakoupova, Lausanne: L'Age l'Homme, 1987, 482 & 228 pp. [9] [10] [11] [12]. Review: Sola (RES 1988). (French)
  • Art in Theory 1900-1990: An Anthology of Changing Ideas, eds. Charles Harrison and Paul Wood, Blackwell, 1992; 1999, 1220 pp. (English)
  • Art Into Life: Russian Constructivism, 1914-1932, ed. Richard Andrews, intro. Richard Andrews and Milena Kalinovska, New York: Rizzoli, 1990, 276 pp. 25 texts. TOC. (English)
  • Europa, Europa. Das Jahrhundert der Avantgarde in Mittel- und Osteuropa, Bd. 3, ed. Hubertus Gassner, Bonn, 1994. (German)
  • Russkiy futurizm: teoriya, praktika, kritika, vospominaniya [Русский футуризм: теория, практика, критика, воспоминания], eds. Vera N. Terekhina (Вера Николаевна Терёхина) and A.P. Zimenkov (А.П. Зименков), Moscow: Nasledie, 1999. (Russian)
  • "Documents", in Amazons of the Avant-Garde, eds. John E. Bowlt and Matthew Drutt, New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2000, pp 298-347. (English)
  • Manifesty ruského symbolismu. II. Umění, eds. Simona Koryčánková and Pavel Klein, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2003, 131 pp. (Czech)
  • Ot estetiki k ideologii. Khudozhestvennye deklaratsii i literaturno-politicheskie dokumenty 1900-1920-kh gg.: Khrestomatiya dlya vuzov [От эстетики к идеологии. Художественные декларации и литературно-политические документы 1900-1920-х гг. Хрестоматия для вузов], ed. E.G. Serebryakova (Е.Г. Серебрякова), Voronezh, 2007, 79 pp, PDF, JPG. (Russian)
  • The Russian Avant-Garde and Radical Modernism: An Introductory Reader, eds. Dennis G. Ioffe and Frederick H. White, Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2012. [13] (English)
  • Manifestele avantgardei rusei, ed. Leo Butnaru, Bucharest: Biblioteca Bucureştilor, 2012, 271 pp. (Romanian)
Literature, book design[edit]
  • Russian Formalist Criticism: Four Essays, eds., trans. & intro. Lee T. Lemon and Marion J. Reis, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1965, xvii+143 pp; 2nd ed., intro. Gary Saul Morson, U Nebraska Press, 2012, 162 pp. 4 texts. [14]. Review: Hughes (SEEJ 1968). (English)
  • Théorie de la littérature: textes des formalistes russes, ed. Tzvetan Todorov, Paris: Seuil, 1965; 2001, 336 pp. (French)
  • Manifesty i programmy russkich futuristov / Die Manifeste und Programmschriften der russischen Futuristen [Манифесты и программы русских футуристов], ed. & intro. Vladimir Markov, Munich: Wilhelm Fink, 1967, 182 pp. Preface in English. Review: Karlinsky (SEEJ 1968 EN). (Russian)
  • Texte der russischen Formalisten, 2 vols., ed. Jurij Striedter (I) and Wolf-Dieter Stempel (II), Munich: Fink, 1969 & 1972, 500 & 502 pp, BSB/2. (Russian)/(German)
  • Formalismo y vanguardia, trans. Agustín García Tirado and Juan Antonio Méndez, Madrid: A. Corazón, 1970, 160 pp; 2nd ed. as Formalismo y vanguardia: textos de los formalistas rusos, 1973, 171 pp. (Spanish)
  • Manifestes futuristes russes, ed. Léon Robel, Français Réunis, 1971, 132 pp. (French)
  • Readings in Russian Poetics: Formalist and Structuralist Views, eds. Ladislav Matejka and Krystyna Pomorska, MIT Press, 1971, x+306 pp; Dalkey Archive Press, 2002. 17 texts. Review: Harkins (SEEJ 1972). (English)
  • Russian Formalism: A Collection of Articles and Texts in Translation, eds. Stephen Bann and John E. Bowlt, Edinburgh: Scottish Academy Press, 1973, 178 pp; New York: Barnes and Noble, 1974, 178 pp. 13 texts. Reviews: Shukman (MLR 1974), Wasiolek (CompLit 1975). (English)
  • Russian Imagism, 1914-1924, vol. 2, ed. Vladimir Markov, Giesen: Wilhelm Schmitz, 1980, viii+323 pp. (English)
  • Pre-Revolutionary Russian Science Fiction: An Anthology (Seven Utopias and a Dream), ed. & trans. Leland Fetzer, Ardis, 1982, 265 pp. (English)
  • Russian Futurism through its Manifestoes, 1912-1928, eds. Anna Lawton and Herbert Eagle, Cornell University Press, 1988, 353 pp; 2nd ed. as Words in Revolution: Russian Futurist Manifestoes 1912-1928, New Academia Publishing, 2005, 360 pp. [15] Introduction and Afterword [16]. Review: Stapanian (SEEJ 1991). (English)
  • The Russian Futurists and Their Books, ed. Nina Gurianova, Paris: La Hune Libraire/Moscow: Avant-Garde, 1993. Facsimile reproduction of 6 artists' books originally published 1912-1914, containing poems by Kruchenykh and Khlebnikov and illustrations, with introductory text in English and French. [17] (English)
  • Poeticheskiye techeniya v russkoy literature kontsa XIX - nachala XX veka. Khrestomatiya [Поэтические течения в русской литературе конца XIX - начала XX века. Хрестоматия], ed. A.G. Sokolov, Moscow: Vysshaya shkola, 1988, 368 pp. (Russian)
  • Poeziya russkogo futurizma [Поэзия русского футуризма], intro. V.N. Alfonsov (В.Н. Альфонсов), eds. V.N. Alfonsov (В.Н. Альфонсов) and S.R. Krasitsky (С.Р. Красицкий), St Petersburg: Akademicheskiy proekt, 1999, 752 pp. (Russian)
  • Literaturnyye manifesty: Ot simvolizma do «Oktyabrya» [Литературные манифесты: От символизма до «Октября»], Moscow: Agraf, 2001. (Russian)
  • Manifesty ruského symbolismu. I. Poezie, eds. Simona Koryčánková and Pavel Klein, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2002, 157 pp. (Czech)
  • Tri veka russkoy metapoetiki: Legitimatsiya diskursa, Tom 2: Konets XIX — nachalo XX vv. Realizm. Simvolizm. Akmeizm. Modernizm [Три века русской метапоэтики: Легитимация дискурса, том 2: Конец XIX — начало XX вв. Реализм. Символизм. Акмеизм. Модернизм], ed. K.E. Shtayn, Stavropol: Izdatelstvo Stavropolskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta, 2005, 884 pp. (Russian)
  • Tri veka russkoy metapoetiki: Legitimatsiya diskursa, Tom 3: Pervaya polovina XX veka. Avangard: Kubofuturizm. Egofuturizm. Tsentrifuga. Luchizm. Imazhinizm. Proletkul't. Lef. VAPP. Konstruktivizm. OBERIU [Три века русской метапоэтики: Легитимация дискурса, том 3: Первая половина XX века. Авангард: Кубофутуризм. Эгофутуризм. Центрифуга. Лучизм. Имажинизм. Пролеткульт. Леф. ВАПП. Конструктивизм. ОБЭРИУ], ed. K.E. Shtayn, Stavropol: Izdatelstvo Stavropolskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta, 2006, 830 pp. (Russian)
  • Manifesty ruského symbolismu. IV. Kritika, eds. Simona Koryčánková and Pavel Klein, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2006, 162 pp. (Czech)
  • Alex Cigale, "Back to Futurism", in (ĕm): A Review of Text and Image 1 (2012), pp 100-159. Commented English translations of poems by D. Burliuk, Khlebnikov, Kruchenykh, Severyanin, Aseev, Gnedov, Pasternak, Mayakovsky, Kharms, Shershenevich, Selvinsky, Kirsanov, Voznesensky, Khvostenko and Segay. (English)
The Film Factory: Russian and Soviet Cinema in Documents, 1896-1939, eds. Taylor & Christie, 1988, HTML.
Cinema[edit]
  • Kinematograf. Sbornik statei, Petrograd, 1919. (Russian)
  • Poetika kino, ed. B.M. Eikhenbaum, pref. K. Shutko, Leningrad: Kinopechat, 1927; 2nd ed., St Petersburg, 2001, 135 pp. (Russian)
    • The Poetics of Cinema, trans. Richard Taylor, et al., Oxford: RPT Publications, 1982, iv+126 pp. (English)
  • Futurism / Formalism / FEKS: Eccentrism and Soviet Cinema, 1918-36, eds. Ian Christie and John Gillett, London: British Film Institute, 1978, 74 pp. Published to accompany a 1978 season at the National Film Theatre, London, Russian Eccentrics. (English)
  • The Film Factory: Russian and Soviet Cinema in Documents, 1896-1939, eds. Richard Taylor and Ian Christie, Routledge, 1988; 1994; 2002; 2005. (English)
  • Les Formalistes rusees et le cinéma: poétique du film, ed. François Albera, Paris: Nathan, 1996. (French)
  • Lines of Resistance: Dziga Vertov and the Twenties, ed. Yuri Tsivian, trans. Julian Graffy, Gemona: Le Giornate del Cinema Muto, 2004, 422 pp. [18] (English)
  • Poetika Kino: Theorie und Praxis des Films im russischen Formalismus, ed. Wolfgang Beilenhof, Frankfurt am Main: Surkamp, 2005. (German)
Architecture[edit]
  • Architecture et mode de vie: textes des années vingt en U.R.S.S., ed. Anatole Kopp, trans. Evy Vartazamian and Patrice Rauszer, Grenoble: Presses universitaires de Grenoble, 1979, 353 pp. (French)
Theatre[edit]
  • Manifesty ruského symbolismu. III. Divadlo, eds. Simona Koryčánková and Pavel Klein, Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2005, 146 pp. (Czech)
Music[edit]
Culture[edit]

Catalogues[edit]

Art of the Avant-Garde in Russia: Selections from the George Costakis Collection, Guggenheim, 1981, IA, Guggenheim, Log.
The Great Utopia: The Russian and Soviet Avant-Garde, 1915-1932, Guggenheim, 1992, IA.
Amazons of the Avant-Garde: Exter, Goncharova, Popova, Rozanova, Stepanova, Udaltsova, Guggenheim, 2000, IA, Guggenheim, Log.
The Russian Avant-Garde Book, 1910-1934, MoMA, 2002, Log, PDF (72 mb), MoMA.
  • Russian Avant-Garde: 1908-1922, eds. Leonard Hutton-Hutschnecker, John E. Bowlt and S. Frederick Starr, New York: Leonard Hutton Galleries, 1971. [20] (English)
  • Revolution: Russian Avant-Garde, 1912-1930, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1978, 15 pp. Essay by Magdalena Dabrowski. [21] (English)
  • Women Artists of the Russian Avantgarde 1910-1930 / Künstlerinnen der Russischen Avantgarde, 1910-1930, Cologne: Galerie Gmurzynska, 1979, 314 pp. For an exhibition at the Galerie Gmurzynska, December 1979 - April 1980. [22] [23] (English)/(German)
  • The Avant-Garde in Russia, 1910-1930: New Perspectives, eds. Stephanie Barron and Maurice Tuchman, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1980, 288 pp. [24] (English)
  • The George Costakis Collection: Russian Avant-Garde Art, ed. Angelica Zander Rudenstine, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1981, 527 pp. 632 col. and 569 b&w ills. Review. (English)
  • Art of the Avant-Garde in Russia: Selections from the George Costakis Collection, eds. Margit Rowell and Angelica Zander Rudenstine, New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 1981, 320 pp. 32 col. and 255 b&w ills. (English)
  • Russian Stage Design: Scenic Innovation, 1900-1930: From the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Nikita D. Lobanov-Rostovsky, ed. John E. Bowlt, Mississippi Museum of Art, 1982, viii+344 pp. (English)
  • Moscou, 1900-1930: vie quotidienne, arts plastiques, littérature, théâtre, architecture, musique, cinéma, ed. Serge Fauchereau, Fribourg: Seuil, 1988, 278 pp. (French)
    • Moscow, 1900-1930, New York: Rizzoli, 1988, 275 pp. (English)
    • Mosca: 1900-1930, Milan: Rizzoli, 1991, 279 pp. (Italian)
  • Architectural Drawings of the Russian Avant-Garde, pref. Stuart Wrede, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1990, 143 pp. Essay by Catherine Cooke; historical note by I.A. Kazus. [25] [26] (English)
  • Dessins d'architecture de l'avant-garde russe, 1917-1935, ed. Irena Žantovská Murray, trans. Catherine Roberge and Yvan Rompré, Montréal: Centre canadien d'architecture, 1991, 27 pp. [27] (French)
  • Europa, Europa. Das Jahrhundert der Avantgarde in Mittel- und Osteuropa, eds. Ryszard Stanislawski and Christoph Brockhaus, Bonn, 1994. Four volumes. Contributions from c150 authors. [28] [29] (German)
    • Volume I, 479 pp. incl. 247 col. pls. and 116 b&w ills. five introductory essays followed by 73 short texts on the work of specific artists.
    • Volume II, 239 pp. incl. 251 b&w ills. 36 essays on aspects of architecture, literature, theatre, film and music.
    • Volume III, compiled by Hubertus Gassner, 367 pp. 354 short texts of the period 1894-1994 by artists, critics etc., in German translation.
    • Volume IV, 99 pp. Biographies; selected bibliography; list of exhibited works; index.
  • Russian Avant-Garde 1910-1930: The G. Costakis Collection / Rōsikē prōtoporia 1910-1930, ē syllogē G. Kōstakē, 2 vols., ed. Anna Kafetsi (Anna Kaphetsē), Athens: National Gallery, and European Cultural Centre of Delphi: Alexandros Soutzos Museum, 1995. Vol.1, Catalog; Vol. 2, Theory and Criticism / Thōria-kritikē. With bibliographies in Greek, English, and Russian.[30] [31] (English)/(Greek)
  • Amazons of the Avant-Garde: Exter, Goncharova, Popova, Rozanova, Stepanova, Udaltsova, eds. John E. Bowlt and Matthew Drutt, New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2000, 366 pp. (English)
  • Avant-Garde Masterpieces of the Costakis Collection, ed. Miltiadēs Papanikolaou, Thessaloniki: State Museum of Contemporary Art, 2001, 430 pp. TOC, [32]. (English)
  • Cosmos of the Russian Avant-garde. Art and Space Explorations in Russia, eds. John Bowlt, Nicoletta Misler and Maria Tsantsanoglou, Fondation Botin; State Museum of Contemporary Art, 2010. (English)/(Spanish), (English)/(Greek)
  • Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture, 1915-1935, London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2011, 270 pp. TOC, Exh. guide. Exh. reviews: Mitchell (WSWS 2012), Jenkins (DI 2012). Published on the occasion of the exhibition curated by Mary Anne Stevens and Maria Tsantsanoglou and held at CaixaForum Barcelona, Feb-Apr 2011, CaixaForum Madrid, May-Sep 2011, Royal Academy of Arts, London, Oct 2011-Jan 2012. (English)
  • The Russian Avant-Garde. The Khardzhiev Collection at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, eds. Elena Basner, Geurt Imanse, Frank van Lamoen, Michael Meylac and Sergey Sigey, Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum/Rotterdam: NAi010 Publishers, 2013, 544 pp. [35] (English)
    • Russische avant-garde. De Khardzhiev-collectie, Stedelijk Museum/nai010, 2013, 544 pp. (Dutch) Extract, [36] [37]
  • Utopia 1900-1940: Visions On A New World, Rotterdam: NAi010 Publishers, 2014, 184 pp. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at Museum De Lakenhal in Leiden. [38] (English)
  • Russian Avant-Garde Theatre: War, Revolution & Design, ed. John E. Bowlt, Nick Hern Books, 2014, 450 pp. [39] (English)

Glossaries, encyclopedias, dictionaries[edit]

  • Compendium of Russian Avant-Garde Terminology, Part 1, ed. Jan van der Eng, John Benjamins, 1983. (English)
  • Pojmovnik Ruske Avangarde, 9 vols., eds. Alexander Flaker and Dubravka Ugrešić, Zagreb, 1984-1993. [40] (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Tomáš Glanc, Jana Kleňhová, Lexikon ruských avantgard 20. století, Prague: Libri, 2005, 375 pp. TOC, [41]. Review: Steiner (SEER 2008 EN). (Czech)
  • K.E. Shtayn, D.I. Petrenko, Russkaya metapoetika. Uchebnyy slovar [Русская метапоэтика. Учебный словарь], Stavropol: Izdatelstvo Stavropolskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta, 2006, 601 pp. (Russian)
  • Entsiklopediya russkogo avangarda [Энциклопедия русского авангарда], 2 vols., eds. V.I. Rakitin and A.D. Sarabyanov, Moscow, 2013. [42] [43] (Russian)

Journals[edit]

  • Russian Literature, Special Issues on Russian Avant-Garde. [44] (Russian),(multiple languages)
  • Art Journal 41(3): "The Russian Avant-Garde", ed. Gail Harrison Roman, College Art Association, Fall 1981. (English)
  • Experiment: A Journal of Russian Culture, ed. John E. Bowlt, Institute of Modern Russian Culture, University of South California, and Leiden: Brill (from Issue 17 onwards), 1995-. Published annually, focuses on the movements of the early 20th century. Issues: 1: Russian avant-garde (1995); 2: Body Movement in Russia in the 1910s and 1920s (1996); 3: Russian Academy of Artistic Sciences (1997); 4: Apocalypse (1998); 5: Nikolai Khardzhiev Archive (1999); 6: Organica (2000); 7: Russian Art Nouveau (2001); 8: Vasilii Kandinsky (2002); 9: Vasilii Kandinsky (2003); 10: Performing Arts and the Avant-Garde (ed. Mark Konecny, 2004); 11: Pavel Filonov (2005); 12: Russian Cabaret (2006); 13: Diaries of Vera Sudeikina (2007); 14: 19th-century Russian Realism (2008); 15: Siberian Modernism (2009); 16: Vladimir Sterligov and Tat'iana Glebova (2010); 17: Ballets Russes (eds. Lynn Garafola and John E. Bowlt, 2011); 18: Russian Sculpture (eds. Musya Glants and Wendy Salmond, 2012); 19: Poison Pens: The Satirical Journals of the 1905 Revolution (eds. Marcus Levitt and Oleg Minin, 2013); 20: Kinetic Los Angeles: Russian Émigrés in the City of Self-Transformation (ed. Lorin Johnson, 2014). [45], [46], Review of Vols 1-2. (English)

Monographs, edited books, special journal issues, dissertations[edit]

Camilla Gray, The Russian Experiment in Art, 1863-1922, 1962, Log.
Art[edit]
  • Konstantin Umansky, Neue Kunst in Russland, 1914-1919, Potsdam: G. Kiepenheuer, 1920. Written on behalf of the International Office of the IZO Narkompros which sent Umansky (alias Krainy) as its 'artistic ambassador' to Germany and Austria-Hungary in 1919; the book was completed in Munich in Feb 1920. (German)
  • Camilla Gray, The Russian Experiment in Art, 1863-1922, London: Thames & Hudson, 1962, 324 pp; US ed. as The Great Experiment: Russian Art, 1863-1922, New York: Abrams, 1962, 327 pp; UK repr., London: Thames & Hudson, 1971, 296 pp; rev. & enl., ed. Marian Burleigh-Motley, 1986, 324 pp. Reviews: Weidlé (SR 1963), Zavalishin (RR 1963), Juviler (SEEJ 1964). (English)
    • Die russische Avantgarde der modernen Kunst 1863-1922, trans. Eva Rapsilber, Cologne: DuMont Schauberg, 1963, 315 pp; new ed. as Das Grosse Experiment. Die russische Kunst: 1863-1922, Cologne: DuMont, 1974, 276 pp. (German)
    • Pionieri dell'arte in Russia: 1863-1922, trans. Alda de Caprariis, Milan: Casa Il Saggiatore, 1964, 324 pp. (Italian)
    • L'avant-garde russe dans l'art moderne: 1863-1922, trans. Basile Dominov, Lausanne: La Cité des Arts, 1968, 326 pp; Paris: Thames & Hudson, 2002, 324 pp. (French)
    • Kamila Grej, Ruski umetnički eksperiment: 1863-1922, trans. Branko Vučićević, Belgrade: Jugoslavija, 1978, 291 pp. (Serbo-Croatian)
    • Ē rōsikē prōtoporia: proepanastatikē kai epanastatikē technē stē Rōsia, 1863-1922, trans. Pepē Rēgopoulou, Athens: Ypodomē, 1987, 317 pp. (Greek)
    • E guo de yi shu shi yan [俄国的艺术实验], Tai bei: Yuan liu chu ban shi ye, 1995, 378 pp. (Chinese)
    • O grande experimento. Arte russa 1863-1922, trans. Luiz Pitanga do Amparo, São Paulo: Worldwhitewall, 2004, 318 pp. (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • John E. Bowlt, Russian Art, 1875-1975: A Collection of Essays, New York: MSS Information Corp, 1976, 213 pp. [47] (English)
  • Larissa Shadowa, Suche und Experiment. Aus der Geschichte der Russischen und Sowjetischen Kunst zwischen 1910 und 1930, Dresden: VEB Verlag der Kunst, 1978, 371 pp. (German)
  • Rainer Georg Grübel, Russischer Konstruktivismus. Künstlerische Konzeptionen, literarische Theorie und kultureller Kontext, Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1981, 263 pp. Excerpt, [48]. (German)
  • Christina Lodder, Russian Constructivism, Yale University Press, 1983, viii+328 pp. Reviews: Willett (LRB 1984), Mudrak (AB 1987). (English)
    • El constructivismo ruso, trans. María Cóndor Orduña, Madrid: Alianza, 1988, viii+327 pp. (Spanish)
  • Andrei Nakov, L'avant-garde russe, Paris: Fernand Hazan, 1986. (French)
    • Avant-Garde Russe, trans. Jacques Gourgue and Shobha Raghuram, New York: Universe Books, 1986, 120 pp. (English)
  • David Elliott, New Worlds: Russian Art and Society, 1900-1937, New York: Rizzoli, 1986, 160 pp; W.W. Norton, 1990. Review: Margolin (SEEJ 1987). (English)
  • Patricia Railing, From Science to Systems of Art: on Russian Abstract Art and Language 1910/1920, and Other Essays, Artists Bookworks, 1989, 154 pp. [49]. Review: Stupples (NZSJ 1991). (English)
  • Charlotte M. Humphreys, Cubo-Futurism in Russia, 1912-1922: The Transformation of a Painterly Style, University of St Andrews, 1989. Ph.D. Dissertation. (English)
  • Miuda Yablonskaya, Women Artists of Russia's New Age, 1900-1935, ed., trans. & intro. Anthony Parton, New York: Rizzoli, 1990, 248 pp. Review: Hilton (WAJ 1992). (English)
  • Art Into Life: Russian Constructivism, 1914-1932, eds. & intro. Richard Andrews and Milena Kalinovska, New York: Rizzoli, 1990, 276 pp. TOC. On the occasion of a travelling exhibition. Essays by Strigalev, Khan-Magomedov, Lodder, Senkevitch Jr., Bann, Andel, Foster, and 25 texts from the 1920s in translation. (English)
  • Jan van der Eng, Willem Weststeijn (eds.), Avant Garde 5-6: USSR, Amsterdam and Atlanta/GA: Rodopi, 1991, 239 pp. [50] (English)
  • G. Harrison Roman, V. Hagelstein Marquardt (eds.), The Avant-Garde Frontier: Russia Meets the West 1910-1930, Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1992, 291 pp. Review: Barris (DI 1994). (English)
  • Andrei Sarabianov, Nina Gurianova, Neizvestniy russkiy avangard v muzeyakh i chastnykh sobraniyakh [Неизвестный русский авангард в музеях и частных собраниях], Sovetskiy khudozhnik, 1992, 347 pp. TOC. (Russian)
  • Christina Lodder, Russian Painting of the Avant-Garde 1906-1924, Edinburgh: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, 1993, 95 pp. (English)
  • Elena Sidorina (Елена Викторовна Сидорина), Skvoz ves dvadtsatyy vek. Khudozhestvenno-proyektnyye kontseptsii russkogo avangarda [Сквозь весь двадцатый век. Художественно-проектные концепции русского авангарда], Moscow, 1994. (Russian)
  • S.O. Khan-Magomedov (С.О. Хан-Магомедов), INKhUK i ranniy konstruktivizm [ИНХУК и ранний конструктивизм], Moscow: Architectura, 1994, 244 pp. (Russian)
  • E.V. Sidorina (Е.В. Сидорина), Russkiy konstruktivizm: idei, istoki, praktika [Русский конструктивизм: Идеи, истоки, практика], Moscow, 1995, 240 pp. (Russian)
  • Andrey Krusanov (Андрей Крусанов), Russkiy avangard: 1907-1932 [Русский авангард], 3 vols., Moscow: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 1996 (I) & 2003 (II/1-2); repr., 2010. (Russian) [51]
  • Yevgeny Kovtun, Avant-Garde in Russia 1920-1930, Parkstone, 1997, 256 pp. [52] (English)
  • Georgii Kovalenko (ed.), Avangard 1910kh - 1920kh godov, Vzaimodeistvie iskussty, Moscow: Gosudarstvennyi institut iskusstvoznaiya, 1998. (Russian)
  • Verena Krieger, Von der Ikone zur Utopie: Kunstkonzepte der russischen Avantgarde, Cologne: Böhlau 1998. (German)
  • Victor Margolin, The Struggle for Utopia: Rodchenko, Lissitzky, Moholy-Nagy, 1917-1946, University of Chicago Press, 1998, 276 pp. [53] (English)
    • Ütopya mücadelesi: Rodchenko, Lissitzky, Moholy-Nagy, 1917-1946, trans. M. Emir Uslu, Istanbul: Espas Sanat Kuram Yayınları, 2012, 286 pp. (Turkish)
  • Maria Zalambani, L'arte nella produzione: avanguardia e rivoluzione nella Russia sovietica degli anni '20, Ravenna: Longo, 1998, 258 pp. (Italian)
  • Slobodan Mijušković, Od samodovoljnosti do smrti slikarstva, Belgrade: Geopoetika, 1998. (Serbian)
  • Tomáš Glanc, Videnie russkich avangardov, Prague: Karolinum, 1999, 175 pp. Based on author's dissertation. (Russian)
  • Irina Gutkin, The Cultural Origins of the Socialist Realist Aesthetic, 1890-1934, Northwestern University Press, 1999. [54] (English)
  • Georgii Kovalenko (Георгий Ф. Коваленко) (ed.), Russkiy avangard 1910-1920-kh godov v evropeyskom kontekste [Русский авангард 1910—1920-х годов в европейском контексте], Moscow: Nauka, 2000. (Russian)
  • Aleksandra Shatskikh (Александра Шатских), Vitebsk. Zhizn' iskusstva 1917-1922 [Витебск. Жизнь искусства 1917-1922], Moscow: Yazyki russkoy kultury, 2001, 256 pp. Interview. Review: Zeltser (NK 2002). (Russian)
    • Vitebsk: The Life of Art, trans. Katherine Foshko Tsan, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007, xiv+391 pp. [55], TOC. Reviews: Railing (AB 2009), Miller (2013), Soifer (JBC). (English)
  • Ada Raev, Russische Künstlerinnen der Moderne, 1870-1930. Historische Studien, Kunstkonzepte, Weiblichkeitsentwürfe, Munich: Fink, 2002. (German)
  • Russkiy avangard. Lichnost i shkola [Русский авангард. Личность и школа], ed. Irina Karasik (Ирина Карасик), St Petersburg: Palace Editions, 2003, 191 pp. Proceedings from the conferences accompanying the exhibitons Kazimir Malevich in the Russian Museum and Malevich's Circle, 2000. [56] (Russian)
    • The Russian Avant-Garde: Personality and School, St Petersburg: Palace Editions, 2003, 191 pp. (English)
  • S.O. Khan-Magomedov (С.О. Хан-Магомедов), Konstruktivizm - kontseptsiya formoobrazovaniya [Конструктивизм — концепция формообразования], Moscow: Stroyizdat [Стройиздат], 2003, 576 pp. (Russian)
  • Georgii Kovalenko (Георгий Ф. Коваленко) (ed.), Simbolizm v avangarde [Символизм в авангарде], Moscow: Nauka, 2003, 443 pp. (Russian)
  • Georgii Kovalenko (Георгий Ф. Коваленко) (ed.), "Amazonki avangarda". Iskusstvo avangarda 1910-1920-kh godov ["Амазонки авангарда". Искусство авангарда 1910-1920-х годов], Moscow: Nauka, 2004, 339 pp. (Russian)
  • Maria Gough, The Artist as Producer: Russian Constructivism in Revolution, University of California Press, 2005, xi+257 pp. Based on author's 1997 dissertation at Harvard. Reviews: Wood (AJ 2006), Douglas (MM 2006), Valkenier (RR 2006), Railing (SR 2007), Greenfield (SEEJ 2007), Barris (SECACr 2007). (English)
  • Christina Kiaer, Imagine No Possessions: The Socialist Objects of Russian Constructivism, MIT Press, 2005, xvii+326 pp. [57]. Reviews: Wood (AJ 2006), Doy (AB 2006), Aulich (SR 2007), Reid (JDH 2007), Bader (AH 2008), Apkarian (RR 2008), Nieslony (Sehepunkte 2008), Nguyen (RJC 2014). (English)
  • Christina Lodder, Constructive Strands in Russian Art, London: Pindar Press, 2005, ix+589 pp. Collected essays by the author. TOC. (English)
  • Sarah Julie Dadswell, The Spectacle of Russian Futurism: The Emergence and Development of Russian Futurist Performance, 1910-1914, University of Sheffield, 2005. Ph.D. Dissertation. (English)
  • Yekaterina Bobrinskaya (Екатерина Бобринская), Russkiy avangard: granitsy iskusstva [Русский авангард: границы искусства], Moscow: Novoe literaturnoye obozrenie, 2006, 304 pp. (Russian)
  • Andrew Spira, The Avant-Garde Icon: Russian Avant-Garde Art and the Icon Painting Tradition, Lund Humphries, 2008, 224 pp. [58]. Reviews: McKever (AB 2009), Bowlt (SR 2010), Willimott (EHQ 2011). (English)
  • Aaron J. Cohen, Imagining the Unimaginable: World War, Modern Art, and the Politics of Public Culture in Russia, 1914-1917, University of Nebraska Press, 2008, xii+232 pp. Review: Norris (AHR 2009). (English)
  • Ilia Dorontchenkov (ed.), Russian and Soviet Views of Modern Western Art, 1890s to Mid-1930s, trans. Charles Rougle, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009. (English)
  • E.V. Sidorina (Е.В. Сидорина), Konstruktivizm bez beregov. Issledovaniya i etydy o russkom avangarde [Конструктивизм без берегов. Исследования и этюды о русском авангарде], Moscow: Progress-Traditsiya, 2012, 656 pp. (Russian)
  • Nina Gurianova, The Aesthetics of Anarchy: Art and Ideology in the Early Russian Avant-Garde, University of California Press, 2012, x+345 pp. Reviews: Johnson (Choice 2012), Spieker (SR 2013). (English)
  • Pamela Kachurin, Making Modernism Soviet: The Russian Avant-Garde in the Early Soviet Era, 1918-1928, Northwestern University Press, 2013, xxiii+145 pp. Based on author's 1998 dissertation at Indiana U. [59]. Reviews: Barr (NEP 2014), Burns (NRB 2014), Spieker (SR 2015), Gérin (CSP 2015). (English)
  • Christina Lodder, Maria Kokkori, Maria Mileeva (eds.), Utopian Reality: Reconstructing Culture in Revolutionary Russia and Beyond, Leiden/Boston: Brill, 2013. [60] [61] (English)
  • Igor Chubarov (Игорь Чубаров), Kollektivnaya chuvstvennost. Teorii i praktiki levogo avangarda [Коллективная чувственность. Теории и практики левого авангарда], Moscow: Vysshaya shkola ekonomiki, 2014, 344 pp. TOC & Introduction, [62] (Russian)
  • Sara Pankenier Weld, Voiceless Vanguard: The Infantilist Aesthetic of the Russian Avant-Garde, Northwestern University Press, 2014. [63] (English)
  • Konstantin Akinsha (ed.), Russian Modernism: Cross-Currents of German and Russian Art, 1907-1917, Prestel, 2015, 208 pp. [64] (English)
  • Isabel Wünsche, The Organic School of the Russian Avant-Garde: Nature's Creative Principles, Farnham: Ashgate, 2015, 242 pp. [65]. Review: Kurchanova (H-Russia 2016). (English)
Vladimir Markov, Russian Futurism: A History, 1968, Log.
Peter Steiner, Russian Formalism: A Metapoetics, 1984/2014, HTML/PDF, Log.
Literature, book design[edit]
  • Victor Erlich, Russian Formalism: History-Doctrine, The Hague: Slavistic Printings and Reprintings, 1955, 276 pp; 2nd ed., rev., 1965. Reviews: Malnick (SEER 1955), Brown (ASEER 1956), McLean (CompLit 1957). (English)
  • Vladimir Markov, Russian Futurism: A History, University of California Press, 1968, xiv+467 pp. Reviews: Muchnic (RR 1969), Gasiorowska (SEEJ 1970), Friedberg (PC 1970), Wasiolek (MP 1972). (English)
    • Storia del futurismo russo, Torino: Einaudi, 1973, 421 pp. (Italian) [66]
  • Augusto de Campos, Haroldo de Campos, Boris Schnaiderman, Poesia russa moderna, São Paulo: Perspectiva, 1968. (Portuguese)
  • Ignazio Ambrogio, Formalismo e Avanguardia in Russia, Rome: Riuniti, 1968, 263 pp. Review: R.W. (CompLit 1971). (Italian)
  • Krystyna Pomorska, Russian Formalism and Its Poetic Ambiance, The Hague: Mouton, 1968, 127 pp. Review: R.W. (CompLit 1971). (English)
  • Vahan D. Barooshian, Russian Cubo-Futurism, 1910-1930: A Study in Avant-Gardism, The Hague: Mouton, 1974, 176 pp. Review: Milner-Gulland (SEER 1976). (English)
  • Susan Compton, World Backwards: Russian Futurist Book 1912-1916, London: British Library, 1978, 136 pp. (English)
  • Halina Stephan, “Lef” and the Left Front of the Arts, Munich: Otto Sagner, 1981, 242 pp. (English)
  • Aage A. Hansen-Löve, Der russische Formalismus. Methodologische Rekonstruktionen seiner Entwicklung aus dem Prinzip der Verfremdung, Vienna: Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1978; 2nd ed., Vienna: VÖAW, 1996, 636 pp. [67] (German)
    • Oge Khanzen-Leve (Оге Ханзен-Лёве), Russkiy formalizm. Metodologicheskaya rekonstruktsiya razvitiya na osnove printsipa ostraneniya [Русский формализм. Методологическая реконструкция развития на основе принципа остранения], trans. S.A. Romashko, Moscow: Yazyki russkoy kultury, 2001, 672 pp. [68] (Russian)
  • Vladimir Markov, Russian Imagism, 1914-1924, vol. 1, Giesen: Wilhelm Schmitz, 1980, 144 pp. (English)
  • Gerald Janecek, The Look of Russian Literature: Avant-Garde Experiments 1900-1930, Princeton University Press, 1984, xviii+314 pp. Reviews: Lawton (SEEJ 1986), Ilnytzkyj (HUS 1987). (English)
  • Peter Steiner, Russian Formalism: A Metapoetics, Cornell University Press, 1984, 276 pp; new ed., Geneva/Lausanne: sdvig press, 2014, 245 pp. Review: Wellek (PT 1986), Ehre (CompLit 1986). (English)
    • El formalismo ruso: una metapoética, trans. Vicente Carmona González, Madrid: Akal, 2001, 245 pp. (Spanish)
    • Ruský formalismus: metapoetika, trans. František A. Podhajský, Brno: Host, 2011, 292 pp. (Czech)
  • Marjorie Perloff, The Futurist Moment: Avant-Garde, Avant Guerre, and the Language of Rupture, University of California Press, 1985; 2003. [69], [70]. Reviews: Lazer (SAR 1988), Bohn (CompLit 1989), Rabate (Jacket2 2012). (English)
    • O momento futurista: avant-garde, avant-guerre, e a linguagem da ruptura, trans. Sebastião Uchoa Leite, São Paulo: EDUSP, 1993, 404 pp. (Brazilian Portuguese)
    • El momento futurista: la vanguardia y el lenguaje de la ruptura antes de la primera guerra mundial, trans. Mariano Peyrou, Valencia: España Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 2009, 493 pp. (Spanish)
  • Robert Louis Jackson, Stephen Rudy (eds.), Russian Formalism: A Retrospective Glance. A Festschrift in Honor of Victor Erlich, New Haven: Yale Center for International and Area Studies, 1985, xiii+304 pp. Review: Shukman (SEER 1987). (English)
  • E.F. Kovtun, Russkaya futuristicheskaya kniga [Русская футуристическая книга], Moscow: Kniga, 1989, 248 pp. [71] [72] (Russian)
  • Aage A. Hansen-Löve, Der russische Symbolismus. System und Entfaltung der poetischen Motive, Vienna: Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1989. (German)
  • Susan Compton, Russian Avant-Garde Books 1917-1934, The MIT Press, 1992, 175 pp. (English)
  • Ronald E. Peterson, A History of Russian Symbolism, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamin, 1993. (English)
  • Avril Pyman, A History of Russian Symbolism, Cambridge University Press, 1994, xviii+481 pp. Review: Davidson (SEER 1996). (English)
  • Irina Paperno, Joan Grossman (eds.), Creating Life: The Aesthetic Utopia of Russian Modernism, Stanford University Press, 1994, x+288 pp. Reviews: Goodliffe (PL 1995), Davidson (SEER 1996). Seven essays exploring zhiznetvorchestvo. (English)
  • Gerald Janecek, Zaum: The Transrational Poetry of Russian Futurism, San Diego State University Press, 1996, 427 pp. Introduction. Review: Comins-Richmond (SEEJ 1997). (English)
  • Tatyana Nikolskaya (Татьяна Никольская), Fantasticheskiy gorod. Russkaya kulturnaya zhizn' v Tbilisi (1917-1921) [Фантастический город. Русская культурная жизнь в Тбилиси (1917-1921)], Moscow: Pyataya strana, 2000. (Russian)
  • Irene E. Kolchinsky, The Revival of the Russian Literary Avant-Garde: The Thaw Generation and Beyond, Munich: Fink, 2001, 207 pp. (English)
  • Rolf Hellebust, Flesh to Metal: Soviet Literature and the Alchemy of Revolution, Cornell University Press, 2003, x+221 pp. [73]. Reviews: Anemone (SEEJ 2004), Günther (SR 2004), Andrews (Isis 2004), Shepherd (AHR 2004), Brintlinger (CSP 2005), Jenks (TechCult 2005), Naiman (CJH 2005), Kaganovsky (RR 2008). (English)
  • Maria Zalambani, La morte del romanzo: dall'avanguardia al realismo socialista, Rome: Carocci, 2003, 223 pp. (Italian)
  • Charlotte Greve, Writing and the 'Subject': Image-Text Relations in the Early Russian Avant-Garde and Contemporary Russian Visual Poetry, Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam, 2004, 344 pp. Ph.D. Dissertation. (English)
  • Alan Bartram, Futurist Typography and the Liberated Text, Yale University Press, 2006, 160 pp. [74] (English)
  • John Milner, A Slap in the Face! Futurists in Russia, London: Philip Wilson, 2007, 112 pp. [75] (English)
  • S.L. Konstantinova, Russkiy poeticheskiy avangard: XX vek: uchebno-metodicheskoe posobie k spetskursu [Русский поэтический авангард: XX век: Учебно-методическое пособие к спецкурсу], Pskov: PGPU, 2007, 98 pp. (Russian)
  • Elizabeth Astrid Papazian, Manufacturing Truth: The Documentary Moment in Early Soviet Culture, Northern Illinois University Press, 2009, xiii+282 pp. Reviews: Lenoe (NEP 2009), Corney (AHR 2010), Baraban (SEEJ 2010), Willimott (EHQ 2011), Platt (Kritika 2013), Anemone (CASS 2013). (English)
  • Kirsti Ekonen (Кирсти Эконен), Tvorets, subyekt, zhenshchina: strategii zhenskogo pisma v russkom simvolizme [Творец, субъект, женщина: Стратегии женского письма в русском символизме], Moscow: Novoe literaturnoe obozrenie, 2011, 400 pp. (Russian)
  • Gennadiy Aygi (Г. Н. Айги), Tvortsy budushchikh znakov. Russkiy poeticheskiy avangard [Творцы будущих знаков. Русский поэтический авангард], Moscow: Salamandra, 2011, 157 pp. (Russian)
  • Anindita Banerjee, We Modern People: Science Fiction and the Making of Russian Modernity, Wesleyan University Press, 2012, viii+206 pp. Reviews: Howell (SR 2013), Jacob (SFRevu 2013), Taunton (LH 2014), Adams (Isis 2015). (English)
  • Aleksandar Bošković, Photopoetry and the Bioscopic Book: Russian and Czech Avant-Garde Experiments of the 1920s, University of Michigan, 2013, 309 pp. Ph.D. Dissertation. (English)
  • Nikolai Krementsov, Revolutionary Experiments: The Quest for Immortality in Bolshevik Science and Fiction, Oxford University Press, 2014, xv+268 pp. Reviews: Black (NEP 2013), Cassiday (AHR 2014), Maguire (SR 2015). (English)
Jay Leyda, Kino: A History of the Russian and Soviet Film, 1960, IA.
Cinema[edit]
Anatole Kopp, Town and Revolution: Soviet Architecture and City Planning, 1917-1935, 1967/1970.
Selim O. Khan-Magomedov, Pioneers of Soviet Architecture, 1983/1987.
Architecture, urban planning[edit]
  • Anatole Kopp, Ville et révolution. Architecture et urbanisme soviétiques des années vingt, Paris: Anthropos, 1967, 317 pp. (French)
    • Town and Revolution: Soviet Architecture and City Planning, 1917-1935, trans. Thomas E. Burton, London: Thames & Hudson, 1970, xii+274 pp; New York: G. Braziller, 1970. (English)
    • Città e rivoluzione: architettura e urbanistica sovietiche degli anni venti, trans. Emilio Battisti, Milan: Feltrinelli, 1972, 309 pp; 2nd ed., 1977. (Italian)
    • Arquitectura y urbanismo soviéticos de los años veinte, Barcelona: Lumen, 1974, 332 pp. (Spanish)
    • Polē kai epanastasē: ē sovietikē architektonikē kai poleodomia sta prōta metepanastatika chronia, trans. Pantelē G. Lazaridē, 2nd ed., Athens: Nea Synora, 1976, 421 pp. (Greek)
  • Anatole Kopp, Changer la vie, changer la ville: de la vie nouvelle aux problemes urbains U.R.S.S. 1917-1932, Paris: Union générale d'éditions, 1975, 506 pp. (French)
  • Anatole Kopp, L'Architecture de la période stalinienne, pref. Charles Bettelheim, Grenoble: Presses universitaires de Grenoble, 1978, 414 pp; 2nd ed., 1985, 414 pp. (French)
    • Constructivist Architecture in the USSR, trans. Sheila de Vallée, London: Academy Editions, 1985, 160 pp; New York: St Martin's Press, 1985. (English)
  • Evgenia Kirichenko (Е.И. Кириченко), Russkaya arkhitektura 1830-1910-kh godov [Русская архитектура 1830—1910-х годов], Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1978, 400 pp; 2nd ed., 1982, 400 pp. (Russian)
  • Selim O. Khan-Magomedov, Pioniere der Sowjetischen Architektur. Der Weg zur neuen sowjetischen Architektur in den zwanziger und zu Beginn der dreissiger Jahre, trans. Brigitte Heinrich, Dresden: Verlag der Kunst, 1983, 617 pp. Trans. from manuscript. (German)
    • Pioneers of Soviet Architecture: The Search for New Solutions in the 1920's and 1930's, trans. Alexander Lieven, ed. Catherine Cooke, London: Thames and Hudson, 1987, 618 pp; New York: Rizzoli, 1987, 618 pp. TOC. Reviews: Kaufman (ArtDoc 1989), Zygas (JSAH 1991). (English)
  • AD 53(5-6): "Russian Avant-Garde: Art and Architecture", ed. Catherine Cooke, London: Academy Editions, 1984; New York: St Martin's Press, 1984. (English)
  • Elena A. Borisova, Grigory Sternin, Russian Art Nouveau, New York: Rizzoli, 1988, 400 pp. Review: Brumfield (JSAH 1993). (English)
  • William Craft Brumfield, The Origins of Modernism in Russian Architecture, University of California Press, 1991, xv+343 pp. Review: Salmond (SR 1993). (English)
  • Catherine Cooke, Igor Kazus, Soviet Architectural Competitions: 1920s-1930s, London: Phaidon, 1992, 117 pp. (English)
  • Architectural Design 61(9-10): "The Avant-Garde. Russian Architecture in the Twenties", eds. Catherine Cooke and Justin Ageros, London: Academy Editions, 1991, 96 pp. (English)
  • Catherine Cooke, Russian Avant-Garde: Theories of Art, Architecture and the City, London: Academy Editions, 1995, 208 pp; New York: St Martin's Press, 1995. (English)
  • S.O. Khan-Magomedov (С.О. Хан-Магомедов), Arkhitektura sovetskogo avangarda, Kniga pervaya: Problemy formoobrazovaniya. Mastera i techeniya [Архитектура советского авангарда, Книга первая: Проблемы формообразования. Мастера и течения], Moscow: Stroyizdat, 1996, 709 pp, DJVU. (Russian)
  • A.P. Kudryavtsev, N.O. Dushkina (eds.), From VKhUTEMAS to MARKhI, 1920-36 [От ВХУТЕМАСа к МАРХИ. 1920—1936: Архитектурные проекты из собрания Музея МАРХИ], Moscow: A-Fond, 2005, 231 pp. (English)/(Russian)
  • "Illusions Killed by Life": Afterlives of (Soviet) Constructivism, Princeton University, 2013. Conference proceedings. (English)
Design[edit]
  • Claude Leclanche-Boulé, Typographies et photomontages constructivistes en URSS, Paris: Papyrus, 1984, 173 pp; new ed. as Le constructivisme russe: typographies & photomontages, Paris: Flammarion, 1991, 173 pp. (French)
    • Tipografías y fotomontajes: constructivismo en la URSS, trans. Rosa Vercher González, intro. Juan Manuel Bonet, Valencia: Campgràfic, 2003, 273 pp. (Spanish)
  • Revolutionary Costume: Soviet Clothing and Textiles of the 1920s, trans. Elizabeth Dafinone, New York: Rizzoli, 1989. Essays by Lydya Zaletova, Fabio Ciofi degli Atti, John E. Bowlt, Elizabeth Dafinone, a.o. Review: Hilton (WAJ 1992). (English)
Konstantin Rudnitsky, Russian and Soviet Theater, 1905-1935, 1988.
Theatre[edit]
  • Konstantin Rudnitsky, Russian and Soviet Theatre: Tradition and the Avant-Garde, trans. Roxanne Permar, ed. Lesley Milne, London: Thames & Hudson, 1988, 320 pp; US ed. as Russian and Soviet Theater, 1905-1935, New York: Abrams, 1988, 320 pp; 2000. Reviews: Willett (LRB 1988), Heim (LA Times 1989), Senelick (PAJ 1990), Braun (JDH 1990), Fisher (MD 1990). (English)
    • Théâtre russe et soviétique, 1905-1935: avant-garde et tradition, trans. Eric Deschodt, Paris: Thames & Hudson, 2000, 319 pp. (French)
  • Robert Russell, Russian Drama of the Revolutionary Period, Macmillan, 1988, xi+186 pp. Review: Fisher (MD 1990). (English)
  • K.L. Rudnitsky (К.Л. Рудницкий), Russkoe rezhisserskoe iskusstvo [Русское режиссерское искусство, 1898-1907], Moscow: Nauka, 1989-90, 384 & 279 pp, HTML/1, HTML/2. (Russian)
  • Robert Leach, Revolutionary Theatre, Routledge, 1994, xxii+229 pp. Reviews: Nicholson (TRI 1995), Braun (NTQ 1996). (English)
  • G.V. Titova (Г.В. Титова), Tvorcheskiy teatr i teatralnyy konstruktivizm [Творческий театр и театральный конструкти­визм], St Petersburg, 1995, 255 pp. (Russian)
  • Alma Law, Mel Gordon, Meyerhold, Eisenstein, and Biomechanics: Revolutionary Acting in Soviet Russia, Jefferson, NC: McFarland Press, 1996, xi+282 pp. Introduction, Chs. 1&2, Chs. 4&5. Review: Kiebuzinska (TJ 1996). (English)
  • Nick Worrall, The Moscow Art Theatre, Routledge, 1996, xi+243 pp. Review: McVay (SEER 1997). (English)
  • Rosamund Bartlett, Sarah Dadswell (eds.), Victory over the Sun: The World's First Futurist Opera, Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2012, 328 pp. TOC. (English)
  • Eva Birkenstock, Kerstin Stakemier, Nina Köller (eds.), Anfang Gut, Alles Gut - Actualizations of the Futurist Opera Victory Over the Sun 1913, Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2013. Contributors: Roger Behrens, Devin Fore, Anke Hennig, Oliver Jelinski, Christiane Ketteler, Avigail Moss, Nikolai Punin, Marina Vishmidt. (German)/(English)
Andrey Smirnov, Sound in Z: Experiments in Sound and Electronic Music in Early 20th-century Russia, 2013, Log.
Music[edit]
  • Peter Deane Roberts, Modernism in Russian Piano Music: Skriabin, Prokofiev, and their Russian Contemporaries Music of the Repressed Russian Avant-Garde, 2 vols., Indiana University Press, 1993, xiv+175 pp & viii+236 pp. Review: Stowell (Notes 1994). (English)
  • Larry Sitsky, Music of the Repressed Russian Avant-garde, 1900-1929, Greenwood, 1994, 347 pp. [81] (English)
  • Amy Nelson, Music for the Revolution: Musicians and Power in Early Soviet Russia, Pennsylvania State University, 2004. [82] (English)
  • Wolfgang Mende, Musik und Kunst in der sowjetischen Revolutionskultur, Cologne/Weimar: Böhlau, 2009, 644 pp. (German) [83]
  • Andrey Smirnov, Sound in Z: Experiments in Sound and Electronic Music in Early 20th-century Russia, London: Koenig Books & Sound and Music, 2013, 281 pp. Reviews: Pyzik (Calvert 2013), McSwiggen (n+1 2013), Ludovico (Neural 2013), Gotlib (CMJ 2014). (English)
Photography[edit]
  • Andrey Fomenko (Андрей Фоменко), Montazh, faktografiya, epos. Proizvodstvennoe dvizheniye i fotografiya [Монтаж, фактография, эпос. Производственное движение и фотография], St Petersburg: Sankt-Peterburgskiy universitet, 2007. (Russian)
Art, science and technics[edit]
Lynn Mally, Culture of the Future: The Proletkult Movement in Revolutionary Russia, 1990, HTML.
Culture[edit]
General[edit]

Book chapters, papers, articles (selection)[edit]

Bibliographies[edit]

Experimental film[edit]

Constructivist film
1980s
Literature

Interactive environments and installations[edit]

Artists
Events
  • 1965 - Exhibition - Kinetic Art, Dvizheniye (Movement) group, House of Architect, Leningrad
  • 1967 - EXPO '67, Soviet Pavilion, Montreal, Canada
  • 1978 - Science and Art, House of Scientists, exhibition, Moscow
  • 1979 - Colour - Form - Space, Exhibition Hall on Malaja Gruzinskaja, exhibition, Moscow
  • 1987 - Retrospection of Moscow Unofficial Art (1957-1987), Exhibition Hall of the association "Ermitazh" in Belajevo, Moscow
  • 1988 - Geometry in Art, Exhibition Hall on Kashirskaja, Moscow
Literature
  • Dušan Konečný, Hledání tvaru: moskevské a leningradské ateliéry, Prague: Svět sovětů, 1968, 161 pp. [98] (Czech)
  • Leonardo 27(5): "Prometheus: Art, Science and Technology in the Former Soviet Union", 1994. [99] (English)

Computer art[edit]

Works
  • Kitty, 1968, computer animation. A group of russian physicists and mathematicians with N.Konstantinov in the head of it created mathematic model of the cat and its moving and realized this model in the program for the computer “BESM-4”. Computer printed hundreds of frames on the paper using alphabet symbols and then they were converted to the cinefilm. [100] [101] [102]

Video art[edit]

Equipment
  • First experiments with video 8 cameras date back to the late 80s, when western video art started to cross the borders of the Soviet Union, which at that period became less resistant not only to the formerly viciously denounced "degenerate, imperialistic" forms of art, but also to the technical devices necessary to produce first Russian works of video art. [103]
Artists

Gia Rigvava, Sergey Shutov, Vladimir Mogilevsky, Kirill Preobrazhensky, Aleksey Isaev, Vadim Fishkin, Boris Yukhananov (first video in 1985), Aleksandr Molodkin and Vitaly Bashmolkin, Bulat Galeyev

Video installations
  • 1990s: Isupov, Galeyev, Isaev, Fishkin
Events
Collections
Articles
Resources

Electroacoustic and experimental music, sound art[edit]

Electro-acoustic music
Electronic music
Works
Events
  • 1996 - Concert program for Lev Theremin’s 100 anniversary.
  • 1997 - The Theremin Center. The Multimedia Concert Program at Russian Musical Academy, Moscow.
  • Generation Z exhibition in Budapest, 2011
Centres
Literature
  • "Recent Russian Texts on the Theremin", compiled by N. Nesturkh, B. Galeyev, S. Zorin, I. Vanechkina and S. Sintzova. Leonardo. [113]
  • "Theremin International Resource Directory. Documents, Publications, Written Materials, Films and Other Resources on the Theremin; Archives, Museums, Libraries Containing Theremin Materials; Musical Works and Film Scores Written for the Theremin." Compiled by Matthias Sauer. Leonardo. [114]

New media art, Media culture[edit]

Cities

Moscow, St Petersburg, Kazan, Yekaterinburg, Sebastopol, Perm

Resources
Literature
  • Collaborative research on internet in Russia, [120]
  • Katherine Liberovskaya, "Behind the Cyrillic Curtain : Notes on Internet Art and Culture in Russia", 2001, [121]
  • Lev Manovich, "Behind the Screen / Russian New Media", 1997. [122]
  • Andrea Hapke, Andrea Jana Korb, "Russische cyberfeministische Strategien", course plan, 2002. [123]
  • Andrea Hapke and Andrea Jana Korb, "'Russische' cyberfeministische Strategien zwischen Realität, Virtualität und Fiktion – Ein Dialog", German. [124]
  • Florian Schneider and James Allen. Runet - interview with olia lialina. 2000. [125]
  • Jürgen Bruchhaus, "Runet 2000 - Politik und russisches Internet", Master thesis, 2000, German. [126] [127]
  • Media Art in Russia. ISEA Newsletter #95, January-February 2004. [128], [129]

Bibliography[edit]

  • "Soviet Bibliography". Books on the theme "Art, Science and Technology" published in the Soviet Union from 1917-1991 (Russian). Compiled by Bulat M. Galeyev. Leonardo. [130]
  • "Bibliography of Articles Published in Leonardo on Art, Science and Technology in the Former Soviet Union", Leonardo. [131]
  • "Russian Books on Art, Science and Technology (1992-2000)", compiled by Leonardo International Co-Editor Bulat M. Galeyev and Vladimir G. Chudnovsky. [132]


Countries
avant-garde, modernism and after

Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Central and Eastern Europe, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosova, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Mexico, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Slovenia, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States