The tsarist, Communist, and post-Communist spaces were fertile ground for artistic movements, many of which had global impacts. This section explores the history of those movements.

The World of Art

The World of Art wasn’t just an artistic movement. It was a collection of art critics, painters, sculptors, thespians and clothing designers. It had feet in haute-couture, architecture and book design. It was held together by magazines and exhibitions, connected by powerful and rich benefactors. It believed, as did many movements during the artistic explosion […]

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