REVOLUTION - NEW ART FOR A NEW WORLD - BBC FOUR MONDAY 6TH NOVEMBER
Filmed in Moscow, St Petersburg and London, Margy Kinmonth's documentary to be seen on BBC4 on Monday 6th November examines the influence of Russian avant-garde. Marc Chagall, Wassily Kandinsky, Kazimir Maleevich and others whose innovative works offered a new approach to a new world, was to be short lived after 15 years when they were silenced by Stalin's Socialist Realism.
Art, politics and revolution intermingle in a bold, innovative, dare I say revolutionary, vibrant, abstract insight into the Russian avant garde. With contributions from curators, contemporary artists and descendants of the artists involved in this movement, the artists of the Russian avant-garde live.