Reviews

Author: 
Vladimir Kulić, ed.
Reviewer: 
Polina Gundarina

Gundarina on Kulić, 'Second World Postmodernisms: Architecture and Society under Late Socialism'

Vladimir Kulić, ed. Second World Postmodernisms: Architecture and Society under Late Socialism. London: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019. Illustrations. xi + 254 pp. $120.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-01444-2

Author: 
Svitlana Biedarieva, ed.
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Boivin

Boivin on Biedarieva, 'Contemporary Ukrainian and Baltic Art: Political and Social Perspectives, 1991–2021'

Svitlana Biedarieva, ed. Contemporary Ukrainian and Baltic Art: Political and Social Perspectives, 1991–2021. Ukrainian Voices Series. Stuttgart: Ibidem Verlag, 2021. 302 pp. $46.00 (paper), ISBN 978-3-8382-1526-6

Author: 
Maria Taroutina
Reviewer: 
Kamila Kocialkowska

Kocialkowska on Taroutina, 'The Icon and the Square: Russian Modernism and the Russo-Byzantine Revival'

Maria Taroutina. The Icon and the Square: Russian Modernism and the Russo-Byzantine Revival. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2018. 288 pp. $89.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-271-08104-5

Author: 
Elizabeth Kattner
Reviewer: 
Tara Wheelwright

Wheelwright on Kattner, 'Finding Balanchine's Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master'

Elizabeth Kattner. Finding Balanchine's Lost Ballets: Exploring the Early Choreography of a Master. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2020. Illustrations. 192 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-6664-6

Author: 
Eliot Borenstein
Reviewer: 
Alla Myzelev

Myzelev on Borenstein, 'Pussy Riot: Speaking Punk to Power'

Eliot Borenstein. Pussy Riot: Speaking Punk to Power. Russian Shorts Series. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. 152 pp. $16.15 (e-book), ISBN 978-1-350-11355-8; $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-350-11353-4; $61.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-350-11354-1.

Reviewed by Alla Myzelev (University of New York at Geneseo) Published on H-SHERA (June, 2022) Commissioned by Hanna Chuchvaha (University of Calgary)

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)

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