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Bowlt, John E.

Works: 467 works in 1,141 publications in 4 languages and 13,968 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Poetry  Biography  Personal correspondence 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Other, Creator, Redactor, Curator, Publishing director, Collector, wat, Correspondent, Adapter, wst, 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 )

47 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"During the first third of the twentieth century, Russian art went through a series of dramatic changes, reflecting the political and social upheavals of the country and producing a body of influential avant-garde work. Although the revolutionary years saw much support for the new art and its application to graphic and industrial design, many artists felt the increasingly oppressive political attitudes and left for Western Europe. Kandinsky, Malevich, Gabo, Pevsner, and others are well known for their important contribution to the history of modern Western art, but there were many lesser-known artists whose statements have never been read outside their own country. Here John E. Bowlt has collected and translated manifestos, articles, and declarations by the principal artists and critics of the Russian avant-garde. Illustrated with more than 100 rare photographs of artworks and written works as well as facsimiles, and supplemented by clear introductory essays, bibliographical information, and copious notes, this is the essential sourcebook for a full understanding of the motivations and struggles that produced an extraordinary, seminal epoch in Russian art. John E. Bowlt is Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Southern California, and Director of its Institute of Modern Russian Culture. He is the recipient of numerous awards and scholarships, including the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship and the Fulbright-Hays Awards."--
An introduction to Russian art and architecture( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some of the most outstanding exhibitions organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum have been those that have presented the art of the Russian avant-garde. In Amazons of the Avant-Garde: Alexandra Exter, Natalia Goncharova, Liubov Popova, Olga Rozanova, Varvara Stepanova, and Nadezhda Udaltsova the work o six legendary Russian women artists is poignantly explored, offering a refreshing look at this important period of art. Celebrating the vital role that each artist played in the formation of the radical art of the Russian avant-garde, the book looks at the evolution of the Russian painting from the 1900's through the early 1920's. It brings together the brilliant masterpieces of the period, including many that have not been in the West since they were created. The work of these pioneering women artists is expressed as tremendously influential in the world of the Russian avant-garde and important in capturing the Modernist as a whole
Theatre in revolution : Russian avant-garde stage design, 1913-1935 by Nancy Van Norman Baer( Book )

12 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 639 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 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

16 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 447 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 )

22 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

15 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

8 editions published between 2008 and 2020 in English and held by 397 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 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Before meeting Igor Stravinsky in 1921 in Paris, Vera Sudeikin-Stravinsky (1888-1982) was already know as the "Muse of the Muses" in what had been the bohemian, intellectual life of St. Petersburg-Petrograd. Hers was the "Silver Age" of Russian culture, when symbolism reigned in the cabarets and the artistic process itself was a form of spontaneous celebration. As the habitues of this world fled the Bolsheviks, Vera, an artist and writer in her own right, managed to preserve their heritage in an extraordinary literary production: an album containing poems, sketches, fragments of music, and other dedications by some of the most influential Russian cultural figures of the day. The Album, which is reproduced here for the first time, is both a record of a cultural diaspora and a monument, in its very content and composition, to Russian culture during the Revolution."--Jacket
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 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russian samizdat art : essays by Charles Doria( Book )

9 editions published in 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 307 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 )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in Russian in 1996, Aleksandr Rodchenko: Experiments for the Future, Diaries, Essays, Letters, and Other Writings presents a great variety of texts spanning Rodchenko's adult life, including much previously unpublished material. It was edited by Alexander N. Lavrentiev, the artist's grandson, who stresses in his preface that the book illuminates not only Rodchenko's work and artistic environment but also his life. Lavrentiev's notes and his introductions to each chapter form a valuable guide to the professional and personal circumstances that helped to shape Rodchenko's texts."--BOOK JACKET
Twentieth-century Russian and East European painting by John E Bowlt( Book )

10 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A feast of wonders : Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes by State Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow)( Book )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 276 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 )

14 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 271 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 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sergei Konenkov was one of the twentieth century's most distinguished Russian artists. A celebrated sculptor during the last decades of the Russian Empire, he rose to great prominence in the early Soviet period as well. Although he spent more than twenty years abroad in the United States, his influence never waned. After his return home in 1945, he became the dean of the Soviet art world while remaining a controversial figure to the end of his life. As mentor to several generations of Soviet sculptors, he was renowned for his personal charisma and artistic versatility. This collection of essays, interviews, and personal reminiscences is the first appraisal of his work and life published outside of Russia."--Jacket
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 )

11 editions published in 1976 in English and French and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dmitri Plavinsky by Dmitriĭ Plavinskiĭ( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 186 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 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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An introduction to Russian art and architecture
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
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 Elis, 1943-

Bowlt, John Ellis 1943-

John Ellis Bowlt English art historian

John Ellis Bowlt historiador del arte británicu

John Ellis Bowlt Historien d'art spécialiste de l'avant-garde russe

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.