Reviews

Author: 
Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius
Reviewer: 
Juliette Milbach

Milbach on Murawska-Muthesius, 'Imaging and Mapping Eastern Europe: Sarmatia Europea to Post-Communist Bloc'

Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius. Imaging and Mapping Eastern Europe: Sarmatia Europea to Post-Communist Bloc. Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies Series. New York: Routledge, 2021. Illustrations. 252 pp. $150.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-138-49085-7

Author: 
Colleen McQuillen, Julia Vaingurt, eds.
Reviewer: 
Volha Isakava

Isakava on McQuillen and Vaingurt, 'The Human Reimagined: Posthumanism in Russia'

Colleen McQuillen, Julia Vaingurt, eds. The Human Reimagined: Posthumanism in Russia. Cultural Revolutions: Russia in the Twentieth Century Series. Boston: Academic Studies Press, 2018. Illustrations. 278 pp. $49.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-61811-779-3; $119.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-61811-732-8. 

Author: 
Allison Leigh
Reviewer: 
Alla Myzelev

Myzelev on Leigh, 'Picturing Russia’s Men: Masculinity and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Painting'

Allison Leigh. Picturing Russia’s Men: Masculinity and Modernity in Nineteenth-Century Painting. New York: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020. Illustrations. 296 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5013-4179-3

Author: 
Fabrizio Fenghi
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Boivin

Boivin on Fenghi, 'It Will Be Fun and Terrifying: Nationalism and Protest in Post-Soviet Russia'

Fabrizio Fenghi. It Will Be Fun and Terrifying: Nationalism and Protest in Post-Soviet Russia. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2020. Illustrations. 312 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-32440-7

Reviewed by Jennifer Boivin (University of Alberta) Published on H-SHERA (October, 2021) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Galina Mardilovich, Maria Taroutina, eds.
Reviewer: 
Giorgi Papashvili

Papashvili on Mardilovich and Taroutina, 'New Narratives of Russian and East European Art: Between Traditions and Revolutions'

Galina Mardilovich, Maria Taroutina, eds. New Narratives of Russian and East European Art: Between Traditions and Revolutions. Studies in Art Historiography Series. New York: Routledge, 2019. Illustrations. 248 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-367-13790-8

Author: 
Marko Dumančić
Reviewer: 
Elena Gapova

Gapova on Dumančić, 'Men Out of Focus: The Soviet Masculinity Crisis in the Long Sixties'

Marko Dumančić. Men Out of Focus: The Soviet Masculinity Crisis in the Long Sixties. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020. 344 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0525-7.

Reviewed by Elena Gapova (Western Michigan University) Published on H-SHERA (October, 2021) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

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Author: 
Stephen Velychenko
Reviewer: 
Katia Denysova

Denysova on Velychenko, 'Propaganda in Revolutionary Ukraine: Leaflets, Pamphlets, and Cartoons, 1917–1922'

Stephen Velychenko. Propaganda in Revolutionary Ukraine: Leaflets, Pamphlets, and Cartoons, 1917–1922. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2019. 304 pp. $88.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0468-7.

Reviewed by Katia Denysova (Courtauld Institute of Art, PhD Candidate) Published on H-SHERA (August, 2021) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Natalie K. Zelensky
Reviewer: 
Roann Barris

Barris on Zelensky, 'Performing Tsarist Russia in New York: Music, Émigrés, and the American Imagination'

Natalie K. Zelensky. Performing Tsarist Russia in New York: Music, Émigrés, and the American Imagination. Russian Music Studies Series. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2019. Illustrations. xiii + 235 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-04119-7; $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-04118-0. 

Author: 
Danilo Udovički-Selb
Reviewer: 
Liana Battsaligova

Battsaligova on Udovički-Selb, 'Soviet Architectural Avant-Gardes: Architecture and Stalin’s Revolution from Above, 1928-1938'

Danilo Udovički-Selb. Soviet Architectural Avant-Gardes: Architecture and Stalin’s Revolution from Above, 1928-1938. London: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020. Illustrations. 264 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4742-9986-2

Reviewed by Liana Battsaligova (Yale University) Published on H-SHERA (June, 2021) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Alexandar Mihailovic
Reviewer: 
Alla Myzelev

Myzelev on Mihailovic, 'The Mitki and the Art of Postmodern Protest in Russia'

Alexandar Mihailovic. The Mitki and the Art of Postmodern Protest in Russia. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2018. xvii + 254 pp. $79.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-299-31490-3

Reviewed by Alla Myzelev (University of New York at Geneseo) Published on H-SHERA (May, 2021) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Jessica Zychowicz
Reviewer: 
Sasha Razor

Razor on Zychowicz, 'Superfluous Women: Art, Feminism, and Revolution in Twenty-First-Century Ukraine'

Jessica Zychowicz. Superfluous Women: Art, Feminism, and Revolution in Twenty-First-Century Ukraine. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2020. Illustrations. 424 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0168-6.

Reviewed by Sasha Razor (Museum of Russian Culture, San Francisco) Published on H-SHERA (April, 2021) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Karl Bell, ed.
Reviewer: 
Svitlana (Lana) Krys

Krys on Bell, 'Supernatural Cities: Enchantment, Anxiety and Spectrality'

Karl Bell, ed. Supernatural Cities: Enchantment, Anxiety and Spectrality. Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 2019. Illustrations. xv + 314 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-441-3

Reviewed by Svitlana (Lana) Krys (MacEwan University) Published on H-SHERA (April, 2021) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Annie Gérin
Reviewer: 
Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius

Murawska-Muthesius on Gérin, 'Devastation and Laughter: Satire, Power, and Culture in the Early Soviet State (1920s-1930s)'

Annie Gérin. Devastation and Laughter: Satire, Power, and Culture in the Early Soviet State (1920s-1930s). Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018. 280 pp. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4875-0243-0

Reviewed by Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius (Birkbeck College, University of London) Published on H-SHERA (March, 2021) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

Author: 
Tatsiana Astrouskaya
Reviewer: 
Elena Gapova

Gapova on Astrouskaya, 'Cultural Dissent in Soviet Belarus (1968-1988): Intelligentsia, Samizdat and Nonconformist Discourses'

Tatsiana Astrouskaya. Cultural Dissent in Soviet Belarus (1968-1988): Intelligentsia, Samizdat and Nonconformist Discourses. Historische Belarus-Studien Series. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2019. 245 pp. $65.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-447-11188-1

Author: 
Andrzej Szczerski
Reviewer: 
Svitlana Biedarieva

Biedarieva on Szczerski, 'Transformation: Art in East-Central Europe after 1989'

Andrzej Szczerski. Transformation: Art in East-Central Europe after 1989. Krakow: Jagiellonian University Press, 2019. 257 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-83-233-4543-5

Reviewed by Svitlana Biedarieva (Courtauld Institute of Art) Published on H-SHERA (February, 2021) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

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