Vitebsk Popular Art Institute

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Vitebsk Popular Art Institute [Vitebskoe Narodnoe Khudozhestvennoe Uchilishche] was established by Marc Chagall in Vitebsk in January 1919, recruiting artists such as Kazimir Malevich, Ivan Puni, El Lissitzky, V. Ermalaeva and K. Boguslavskaya. [1]

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  • 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. [2], TOC. Reviews: Railing (AB 2009), Miller (2013), Soifer (JBC). (English)
  • Claire Le Foll, École artistique de Vitebsk (1897-1923). Eveil et rayonnement autour de Pen, Chagall et Malévitch, Paris: L'Harmattan, 2002. (French)
    • Kler Le Fol' (Клер Ле Фоль), Vitebskaya khudozhestvennaya shkola (1897-1923) [Витебская художественная школа (1897-1923)], trans. I.G. Stalnaya (И.Г. Стальная), Minsk: Propilei, 2007, 240 pp. (Russian)
  • V.A. Shishanov (В.А. Шишанов) (ed.), Izobrazitelnoye iskusstvo Vitebska 1918-1923 gg. v mestnoy periodicheskoy pechati: bibliograf. ukaz. i teksty publ. [Изобразительное искусство Витебска 1918-1923 гг. в местной периодической печати: библиограф. указ. и тексты публ.], Minsk: Medisont, 2010, 264 pp. (Russian)
  • Pamela Kachurin, "The Center of Artistic Life: The People's School of Art in Vitebsk, 1919-1923", ch. 2 in Kachurin, Making Modernism Soviet: The Russian Avant-Garde in the Early Soviet Era, 1918-1928, Northwestern University Press, 2013, pp 37-70. (English)

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