For the hundredth anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution, MoMA curator Roxana Marcoci explains how artists such as Malevich, Rodchenko, and Vertov attempted to revolutionize Russian society through new means of artistic production—and how the styles developed by the Russian Avant-Garde still affect how we look at art today.
Learn more about the exhibition: “A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde”
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Artworks shown, in order:
01:06 Kazimir Malevich. “Suprematist Composition: Airplane Flying.” 1915
01:40 Kazmir Malevich. “Suprematist Composition: White on White.” 1918.
03:10 Aleksandr Rodchenko. “Non-Objective Painting no. 80 (Black on Black).” 1918.
04:19 Aleksandr Rodchenko. “Vladimir Mayakowski.” 1924.
04:48 Aleksandr Rodchenko. “Pioneer Girl (Pinoerka).” 1930.
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