Reviews

Author: 
Andrey Shabanov
Reviewer: 
Trenton Olsen

Olsen on Shabanov, 'Art and Commerce in Late Imperial Russia: The Peredvizhniki, a Partnership of Artists'

Andrey Shabanov. Art and Commerce in Late Imperial Russia: The Peredvizhniki, a Partnership of Artists. New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019. Illustrations. 280 pp. $108.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-5013-3553-2; $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5013-3552-5.

Reviewed by Trenton Olsen (Ohio State University) Published on H-SHERA (April, 2020) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Klara Kemp-Welch
Reviewer: 
Denisa Tomkova

Tomkova on Kemp-Welch, 'Networking the Bloc: Experimental Art in Eastern Europe, 1965–1981'

Klara Kemp-Welch. Networking the Bloc: Experimental Art in Eastern Europe, 1965–1981. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2019. 480 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-262-03830-0.

Reviewed by Denisa Tomkova (University of Aberdeen; Berlin Art Link) Published on H-SHERA (March, 2020) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Borislav Chernev
Reviewer: 
Lizaveta Kasmach

Kasmach on Chernev, 'Twilight of Empire: The Brest-Litovsk Conference and the Remaking of East-Central Europe, 1917-1918'

Borislav Chernev. Twilight of Empire: The Brest-Litovsk Conference and the Remaking of East-Central Europe, 1917-1918. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017. 328 pp. $36.95 (pdf), ISBN 978-1-4875-1334-4; $79.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0149-5; $36.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-4875-1335-1.

Reviewed by Lizaveta Kasmach (Independent Scholar) Published on H-SHERA (March, 2020) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Myroslav Shkandrij
Reviewer: 
Oleh S. Ilnytzkyj

Ilnytzkyj on Shkandrij, 'Avant-Garde Art in Ukraine, 1910-1930: Contested Memory'

Myroslav Shkandrij. Avant-Garde Art in Ukraine, 1910-1930: Contested Memory. Brookline: Academic Studies Press, 2019. Illustrations. 202 pp. $99.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61811-975-9.

Reviewed by Oleh S. Ilnytzkyj (University of Alberta) Published on H-SHERA (March, 2020) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Ieva Astahovska, Antra Priede-Krievkalne, eds.
Reviewer: 
Amy Bryzgel

Bryzgel on Astahovska and Priede-Krievkalne and eds., 'Valdis Āboliņš: The Avant-Garde, Mailart, the New Left and Cultural Relations during the Cold War'

Ieva Astahovska, Antra Priede-Krievkalne, eds. Valdis Āboliņš: The Avant-Garde, Mailart, the New Left and Cultural Relations during the Cold War. Riga: Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, 2019. Illustrations. 662 pp. EUR 20 (cloth), ISBN 978-993486294-6.

Reviewed by Amy Bryzgel (Personal Chair in Film and Visual Culture, University of Aberdeen) Published on H-SHERA (December, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Eleonory Gilburd
Reviewer: 
Juliette Milbach

Milbach on Gilburd, 'To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture'

Eleonory Gilburd. To See Paris and Die: The Soviet Lives of Western Culture. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 2018. ix + 458 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-98071-6.

Reviewed by Juliette Milbach (École des hautes études en sciences sociales) Published on H-SHERA (December, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Jonathan Stone
Reviewer: 
Ingrid Nordgaard

Nordgaard on Stone, 'The Institutions of Russian Modernism: Conceptualizing, Publishing, and Reading Symbolism'

Jonathan Stone. The Institutions of Russian Modernism: Conceptualizing, Publishing, and Reading Symbolism. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2017. 320 pp. $39.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-3572-7.

Reviewed by Ingrid Nordgaard (Yale University) Published on H-SHERA (November, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Maya Balakirsky Katz
Reviewer: 
Ksenya Gurshtein

Gurshtein on Katz, 'Drawing the Iron Curtain: Jews and the Golden Age of Soviet Animation'

Maya Balakirsky Katz. Drawing the Iron Curtain: Jews and the Golden Age of Soviet Animation. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2016. Illustrations. xi + 289 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8135-7662-6; $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8135-7701-2.

Reviewed by Ksenya Gurshtein (Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University) Published on H-SHERA (September, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Kristin Romberg
Reviewer: 
Stephen Tyler Urchick

Urchick on Romberg, 'Gan's Constructivism: Aesthetic Theory for an Embedded Modernism'

Kristin Romberg. Gan's Constructivism: Aesthetic Theory for an Embedded Modernism. Oakland: University of California Press, 2019. 312 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-29853-8.

Reviewed by Stephen Tyler Urchick (Yale University) Published on H-SHERA (August, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Linda Nochlin
Reviewer: 
Allison Leigh

Leigh on Nochlin, 'Misère: The Visual Representation of Misery in the 19th Century'

Linda Nochlin. Misère: The Visual Representation of Misery in the 19th Century. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2018. 176 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-500-23969-8.

Reviewed by Allison Leigh (University of Louisiana at Lafayette) Published on H-SHERA (August, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Toma Longinović
Reviewer: 
Svitlana Krys

Krys on Longinović, 'Vampires over the Ages: A Cultural Analysis of Scientific, Literary, and Cinematic Representations'

Toma Longinović. Vampires over the Ages: A Cultural Analysis of Scientific, Literary, and Cinematic Representations. San Diego: Cognella Academic Publishing, 2012. 397 pp. $116.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-62131-538-4; ISBN 978-1-62131-819-4.

Reviewed by Svitlana Krys (MacEwan University) Published on H-SHERA (July, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Margarita Tupitsyn
Reviewer: 
Angelina Lucento

Lucento on Tupitsyn, 'Moscow Vanguard Art: 1922-1992'

Margarita Tupitsyn. Moscow Vanguard Art: 1922-1992. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017. viii + 278 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-17975-0.

Reviewed by Angelina Lucento (Research Fellow, National Research University-Higher School of Economics, International Center for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences) Published on H-SHERA (July, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Giulia De Gasperi, Joseph Pivato, eds.
Reviewer: 
Sergiy Yakovenko

Yakovenko on De Gasperi and Pivato, 'Comparative Literature for the New Century'

Giulia De Gasperi, Joseph Pivato, eds. Comparative Literature for the New Century. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2018. 352 pp. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-5449-8.

Reviewed by Sergiy Yakovenko (MacEwan University) Published on H-SHERA (June, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

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Author: 
Ana Janevski, Roxana Marcoci, Ksenia Nouril, eds.
Reviewer: 
Denisa Tomkova

Tomkova on Janevski and Marcoci and Nouril, 'Art and Theory of Post-1989 Central and Eastern Europe: A Critical Anthology'

Ana Janevski, Roxana Marcoci, Ksenia Nouril, eds. Art and Theory of Post-1989 Central and Eastern Europe: A Critical Anthology. MoMA Primary Documents Series. Durham: Duke University Press, 2018. 408 pp. $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-63345-064-6.

Reviewed by Denisa Tomkova (University of Aberdeen) Published on H-SHERA (April, 2019) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

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