December 2017


«Architecton: proceedings of higher education» № 51 September 2015

Fine art

Kostina Darya А.

PhD student, Subdepartment of History of Art.
Research supervisor: Professor S.V.Golynets, PhD. (Art Studies).
Ural Federal University.
Ekaterinburg, Russia, e-mail: darja.kostina@gmail.com


The article is devoted to the works that the Russian émigré artist Grigory Musatov produced during the 1920s. The text describes and analyses his specific artistic interpretation of the visual features of mass portrait photography. Grigory Musatov’s paintings and drawings are examined in the context of the general trend towards a creative apprehension of the phenomenon of mass-produced, portrait photography in Russian and Western European art of the first third of the 20th century.

Key words: art of the Russian emigration of the first wave, mass portrait photography, neo-Primitivism (Primitivism), G.A.Musatov (1889-1941), Russian artists in Prague


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Russian text of this article

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