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Yuri Kozyrev

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Russian Photography   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Alexander Abaza, AES+F, Olga Chernysheva, Mikhail Evstafiev, Yevgeny Kondatov, Yuri Kozyrev, Vladimir Mishukov, Igor Mukhina, Georgy Pervov, Valery Schchekoldin, Vladimir Siomin, Aleksander Sliusarev, Vladimir Viatkin at Maison Européenne de la Photographie June 23rd, 2010 - August 29th, 2010
Posted 8/9/10
Russian photography is best known for the outstanding avant-garde work of Alexander Rodtchenko, El Lissitzky, Gustav Kloutsis and Lef magazine, in the form of photomontages glorifying Bolshevism, and New Vision photographs: low-angled shots, close-ups, oblique shots, fragmentations, etc. But it is also, unfortunately, known for the standardized products of socialist realism, when Stalin rose to power and elminiated all the avant-gardes, replacing them with art and photography whose only funct... [more]
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