Exhibition in Berlin: Rediscovery of a Russian revolutionary art school

 

Exhibition in Berlin: Rediscovery of a Russian revolutionary art school

By
Sibylle Fuchs and Verena Nees

31 March 2015

A remarkable exhibition, featuring the art and architecture of the early Soviet Union’s Vkhutemas [acronym in Russian for Higher Art and Technical Studios] school, is currently at Berlin’s Martin-Gropius-Bau museum, until April 6. For the first time, some 250 worksdrawings, sketches, paintings, photographs and models, mainly in the field of architecturecreated by the students and teachers of the Moscow workshops, which existed from 1920 to 1930, are on display.

The exhibition was organised by the Shchusev State Museum of Architecture in Moscow, based on extensive research into numerous archives, as well as interviews with graduates of the school and the families of former teachers. Researchers

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