Topic Descriptor: Russian×
  • Nicolás Alexeevich Ferdinandov
    Planchart, Enrique, 1894-1953
    The Venezuelan art critic Enrique Planchart analyzes the work of Nicolás Alexeevich Ferdinandov. In his text, Planchart comments on the general aspects of the personality of this Russian architect and visual artist who made an extended visit to [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1164534

  • El hombre hecho de papel
    Armas Alfonzo, Alfredo, 1921-
    The historian Alfredo Armas Alfonzo wrote a biography on the life and work of the Russian artist Nicolás Ferdinandov, from the time when he lived in Venezuela until his death in Curaçao. He commented on the influence Ferdinandov bestowed on young [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1161886

  • The revolutionary spirit in modern art
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    In this long article, Diego Rivera summarizes his beliefs on what revolutionary art ought to be within the context of modern art, and offers a historic journey through the 19th century, underscoring the work of Daumier, Courbet, and Paul Cézanne. [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786551

  • The position of the artist in Russia today
    Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957
    This article by Diego Rivera discusses the position of the artist in the Soviet Union. For Rivera, the most salient aspect of Soviet artistic production was the theater, which works for the masses and, in turn, the masses consume it. Western or [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 786545

  • Formalismo y formulismo : La polémica de Siqueiros en Europa
    Tibol, Raquel
    During a visit to Poland and the USSR, Siqueiros noticed that some young artists, led by Paúl Reveyrolle, were moving from abstract or semi-abstract work to figurative art, which was clearly social and political propaganda and at the same time, anti [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 758305

  • México quiere vivir en sociedad como pueblo civilizado
    Rowley, Louis E.
    When Louis E. Rowley interviewed President General Álvaro Obregón, he inquired about a matter of huge concern to North Americans: Bolshevism in Mexico and the imposition of socialism. Obregón, avoiding any reference to the Soviet Union, said that [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 755372