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Bowlt, John E.

Overview
Works: 375 works in 982 publications in 4 languages and 13,143 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Records and correspondence  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Translator, Redactor, Creator, zxx, Adapter, Correspondent, Publishing director, Performer, Director
Classifications: N6988, 709.47
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Most widely held works about John E Bowlt
 
Most widely held works by John E Bowlt
Russian art of the avant-garde : theory and criticism, 1902-1934 by John E Bowlt( Book )

35 editions published between 1976 and 2002 in English and English, Old and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to Russian art and architecture( Book )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amazons of the avant-garde : Alexandra Exter [and others] by Deutsche Guggenheim Berlin( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Early in the 20th century, a group of Russian artists kickstarted a revolution in the fine and applied arts. Accompanying an exhibition, this volume focuses on six female artists who played a key role in the movement's development
Theatre in revolution : Russian avant-garde stage design, 1913-1935 by Nancy Van Norman Baer( Book )

12 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Quest for self-expression : painting in Moscow and Leningrad, 1965-1990( Book )

6 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laboratory of dreams : the Russian avant-garde and cultural experiment by John E Bowlt( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In one way or another, all the contributors demonstrate that the artists and writers of the Russian avant-garde attempted to make the word flesh by restructuring human life, for the avant-garde not only generated new configurations of geometries and dissonant phonemes, but also heralded the transformations of the world by seeking to overcome physical, even biological barriers
The silver age, Russian art of the early twentieth century and the "World of art" group by John E Bowlt( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian formalism; a collection of articles and texts in translation by Stephen Bann( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moscow & St. Petersburg 1900-1920 : art, life & culture of the Russian silver age by John E Bowlt( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the turn of the 20th century, against the background of the pomp and circumstance of the Imperial court and the rumblings of social unrest and political upheaval, Moscow and St. Petersburg experienced a sudden, brilliant flowering of the visual, literary, and performing arts. Known in Russia as the Silver Age, this cultural renaissance is captured in all of its dazzling originality in this sumptuously illustrated volume." "Much of this new efflorescence was indebted to the Symbolist movement, which fell on fertile soil in the boundless expanse of Mother Russia. The Russian Symbolists lived and created on the edge, which often earned them the sobriquet of Decadent or Degenerate. Yet, as impresario Sergei Diaghilev declared, theirs was not a moral or artistic decline, but a voyage of inner discovery and a refurbishing of a national culture." "Advancing in roughly chronological sequence, Moscow & St. Petersburg 1900-1920 develops themes and propositions that relate closely - but not exclusively - to key social and political developments in Russian history, which were both refracted and affected by painting, poetry, music, and dance. With some 650 illustrations, the book carries a rich repertoire of artistic images and vintage documentary photographs, many of which have not been previously published."--Jacket
The Salon album of Vera Sudeikin-Stravinsky by Vera Stravinsky( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Life of Vasilii Kandinsky in Russian art : a study of "On the spiritual in art" by Wassily Kandinsky( Book )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1984 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian samizdat art : essays by Charles Doria( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Met bibliogr. Met reg. (pbk.)Oorspr. uitg. : 1986 Beschrijving vanuit kunsthistorisch en sociologisch perspectief van de drie emigratiegolven (vóór en na 1917 en eindjaren zeventig) van Russische intellectuelen en kunstenaars. Voorts zijn interviews opgenomen met belangrijke representanten van de 'Samizdat art'
Aleksandr Rodchenko : experiments for the future : diaries, essays, letters, and other writings by Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich Rodchenko( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains all of the diaries, programs, essays, and major articles written by Alexander Rodchenko between 1911 and 1956. The word "experiment" was a key word for the artist, who conceived of his multimedia oeuvre as one huge experiment. Referred to by his friends and contemporaries as "a scout of the future," Rodchenko sought new paths in graphic design and painting, sculpture and architecture, poster design and cinema, photography and book design, and furniture and theatre design.T̃he first chapter in this volume covers the early life of Rodchenko and relates to the time of his studies in the Kazan art school. His diaries from 1911-15 relate the vivid atmosphere of the school, explain the artist's early tastes for theatrical, oriental and medieval motifs, and recall the moments when he first met Varvara Stepanova, his lifetime partner and fellow artist. The second chapter covers the most active years of the Russian avant-garde movement: 1916-21. Here Rodchenko is linked to Vladimir Tatlin and his evolution as a non-objective painter comes about. His writings from this period explore his interest in the artistic process, in the way ideas are born, and often make comparisons with other artistic trends of the time: suprematism, cubism, and impressionism. The third chapter runs through the 20s and the height of the constructivist movement, when Rodchenko became one of the leading designers of the time. This chapter is the most comprehensive, featuring writings dedicated to industrial design education, graphic design, advertising, photomontage and photography. The fourth chapter reveals the artist's mood and the general Soviet culture situation of the 30s, a time of political change, accusations of formalism, and great success in photography
Twentieth-century Russian and East European painting by John E Bowlt( Book )

7 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feast of wonders : Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes by Staats Tretyakov Galerij (Moskou)( Book )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This work is the catalogue of an exhibtion held at 2 venues - in Monaco during the summer of 2009, and at the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Oct. 27, 2009-Jan. 25, 2010. In May 1909, Sergei Diaghilev astonished the world of dance with his first ballet presentations in Paris that demonstrated an unprecedented combination of vitality and grace, originality, and technical sophistication. This catalogue of over three hundred artworks related to the Saisons Russes between 1909 and 1929 brings to life the legendary productions through stage designs, costumes, paintings, sculptures, photographs, and programs. One section of this book contains archival material, including letters, photographs, choreographic notes, and memoirs
Russian stage design : scenic innovation, 1900-1930 : from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Nikita D. Lobanov-Rostovsky by John E Bowlt( Book )

13 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The uncommon vision of Sergei Konenkov, 1874-1971 : a Russian sculptor and his times by Marie Turbow Lampard( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stage designs and the Russian avant-garde, 1911-1929 : a loan exhibition of stage and costume designs from the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Nikita D. Lobanov-Rostovsky by John E Bowlt( Book )

14 editions published between 1976 and 1978 in English and French and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dmitri Plavinsky by Dmitriĭ Plavinskiĭ( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book is the first comprehensive monograph of the art of Dmitri Plavinsky - paintings, graphic art, objects, and installations from 1958 to 2000. It consists of three sections. The first section is made up of essays by John E. Bowlt, who introduces the artist; Alexander Jakimovich, who positions Plavinsky's art within the historical and philosophical context of contemporary art; and Elizaveta Plavinskaya-Mikhailova, who offers an in-depth discussion of the themes and techniques in Plavinsky's graphic art. The second section is a catalog of Plavinsky's work. In the third section, the artist presents his reflections on art, culture, and travels."--Jacket
Antologii︠a︡ noveĭsheĭ russkoĭ poėzii u Goluboĭ Laguny by Konstantin K Kuzʹminskiĭ( Book )

in Russian and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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An introduction to Russian art and architecture
Alternative Names
Baults, Džons E.

Boult, Dž. Ė. 1943-

Boult, Dzhon E.

Boult, Dzhon E. 1943-

Boult, Džon 1943-

Boult, Džon Ė.

Boult Džon È. 1943-....

Boult, Džon Ėllis 1943-

Bowit, John E.

Bowlt, John.

Bowlt, John 1943-

Bowlt, John C.

Bowlt, John C. 1943-

Bowlt, John Ellis 1943-

Боулт, Дж

Боулт, Дж. (Джон Э.)

Боулт, Джон Е.

Боулт, Джон Э.

Боулт Джон Э. 1943-....

Боулт, Джон Эллис

ボウルト, J. E.

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An introduction to Russian art and architectureAmazons of the avant-garde : Alexandra Exter [and others]Laboratory of dreams : the Russian avant-garde and cultural experimentMoscow & St. Petersburg 1900-1920 : art, life & culture of the Russian silver ageThe Salon album of Vera Sudeikin-StravinskyAleksandr Rodchenko : experiments for the future : diaries, essays, letters, and other writingsTwentieth-century Russian and East European paintingA feast of wonders : Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes