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The power of pictures : early Soviet photography, early Soviet film

Author: Susan Tumarkin Goodman; Jens Hoffmann; A N Lavrentʹev; Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.),; Jewish Theological Seminary of America,
Publisher: New York, NY : The Jewish Museum, New York ; New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Covering the period from the Revolution to the beginning of World War II, this book considers Soviet avant-garde photography and film in the context of political history and culture. Three essays trace this generation of artists, their experiments with new media, and their pursuit of a new political order. A wealth of stunning photographs, film stills, and film posters, as well as magazine and book designs,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Tumarkin Goodman; Jens Hoffmann; A N Lavrentʹev; Jewish Museum (New York, N.Y.),; Jewish Theological Seminary of America,
ISBN: 9780300207682 0300207689
OCLC Number: 909251513
Notes: "This book has been published in conjunction with the exhibition The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet FIlm, organized by the Jewish Museum, New York, and curated by Susan Tumarkin Goodman and Jens Hoffmann, September 18, 2015-February 2, 2016"--Title page verso.
Published under the auspices of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
Awards: Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Visual Arts) 2015
Description: 238 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Avant-garde and after: photography in the early Soviet Union / Susan Tumarkin Goodman --
Film is conflict / Jens Hoffmann --
Soviet photography of the 1920s and 1930s in its cultural context: the photo landscape of the period / Alexander Lavrentiev.
Responsibility: Susan Tumarkin Goodman, Jens Hoffmann ; with an essay by Alexander Lavrentiev.

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Finalist for the 2015 National Jewish Book Award in the category of Visual Arts. -- National Jewish Book Award * The Jewish Museum *

 
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