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Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Barnaby Haran

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

Watching the red dawn charts the responses of the American avant-garde to the cultural works of its Soviet counterpart in period from the formation of the USSR in 1922 to recognition of this new ... More


Can you find the white woman in this picture? Brunias’s ‘ladies’ of ambiguous race

Mia L. Bagneris

in Colouring the Caribbean: Race and the Art of Agostino Brunias

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526120458
eISBN:
9781526132246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120458.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

Taking a more theoretical approach, this chapter explores Brunias’s depiction of racially ambiguous bodies. It offers an in-depth investigation of the ways in which the subtext of the artist’s work ... More


Introduction: the red Atlantic

Barnaby Haran

in Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter sets up the book by considering another of introductory themes. ‘The red Atlantic’ involves an American-Russian transnationational interchange across several media in relation to the ... More


Constructivism in the USA: machine art and architecture at the Little Review exhibitions

Barnaby Haran

in Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter considers the putative area of ‘American Constructivism’, a formation that did not have any organisational substance but existed as a number of respectively interconnected and discrete ... More


The mass and the machine: The New Playwrights Theatre and American radical Constructivism

Barnaby Haran

in Watching the red dawn: The American avant-garde and the Soviet Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719097225
eISBN:
9781526109705
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097225.003.0003
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter looks at the most substantial manifestation of ‘American Constructivism’, which took shape in the radical theatrical productions of the New Playwrights Theatre, a short-lived group that ... More


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