Ukrainian Modernism 1910-1930
By Anatoliy Melnyk, et al
Український Модернізм 1910-1930
Анатолій Мельник, et al
Bilingual (Ukrainian and English)
Fully color iIllustrated Softcover, 287 pages
National Art Museum of Ukraine, Kyiv, 2006
9-1/4W x 11-3/4"H
Member price: $45.00
Catalogue for the Crossroads: Modernism in Ukraine 1910-1930 travelling exhibition from Ukraine: Chicago Cultural Center (July 22 - October 15, 2006) and The Ukrainian Museum, New York (November 4, 2006 - March 11, 2007). The collection includes works by recognized masters such as Alexander Archipenko, Kazimir Malevich, Oleksandra Exter. In all, 25 artists are represented in this exhibition of 69 paintings, 1 sculpture (Archipenko), and 1 drawing on two sides (Malevich).
Much more than just the catalogue for the Crossroads collection, the book contains 122 prints representing the works of 43 artists; essays written by art historians and other specialists: John Bowlt (National in Form, International in Content: Modernism in Ukraine), Daria Zelska Darewych (Ukrainian Art and Culture Through the Ages), Myroslava Mudrak (The Ukrainian Avant-Garde), Olha Lahutenko (Vasyl Yermilov and Constructivism), Liudmyla Kovalskaia (Mykhailo Boichuk and the Ukrainian School of Monumental Art), Heorhii Kovalenko (Kyiv, 1918: Alexandra Exter and Her Studio), Dmytro Horbachov (Kazimir Malevich and Ukraine); biographical background on each artist.