The Russian Revolution was an unparalleled disaster, but its artistic tradition remains of enormous interest.
The Soviet Art School that Cemented Suprematism’s Spot in History
For a brief moment, Soviet Russia looked like Camelot, and artists like Marc Chagall, Kazimir Malevich, and El Lissitzky banded together to paint the way toward that utopian future with the People’s Art School in modern-day Belarus.
An Art School Started by Marc Chagall that Became a Modernist Wasteland
The Centre Pompidou examines the thrilling but lesser-known story of the People’s Art School, founded in 1918 by the painter Marc Chagall in his hometown of Vitebsk.
Be the Bolshevik Wedge in a Game Inspired by El Lissitzky’s 1919 Propaganda Art
In the game Lissitzky’s Revenge, you are the tiny red triangle against the mighty white circle depicted in El Lissitzky’s 1919 Suprematist poster “Beat the Whites with the Red Wedge.”
Happy Belated Public Domain Day!
The advantage of the New Year is that new and wonderful things
are liberated enter the public domain. The Art and Artifice blog has posted a new list of artists whose works as of January 1, 2012 can be used, republished, translated or transformed till your heart’s content!