Sunday, October 16, 2011

London calling

A major exhibition devoted to Russian avant-garde movement will take place in the Royal Academy of Arts in London soon.

Large-scale photographs of extant buildings, Constructivist drawings and paintings, vintage photographs and periodicals. Many of the works have never been shown in the UK before.

Such artists as Kazimir Malevich, Vladimir Tatlin, Liubov Popova, El Lizzitsky, Ivan Kluin and Gustav Klucis, and in designs by such architects as Konstantin Melnikov and many more will be shown very soon.

For now you can see the a reconstruction of Vladimir Tatlin’s Monument to the Third International, known as ‘Tatlin’s Tower’, specially commissioned from Jeremy Dixon of Dixon Jones Architects has been installed in the Royal Academy’s Annenberg Courtyard.

29 October 2011—22 January 2012


photos of tower by Nat Urazmetova

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