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R. Pel'she
Problemy sovremennogo iskusstva
Moscow: Moskovskogo Teatral'noe Izdatel'stvo, 1927. Quarto 23.5x15.5 cm., wrappers, 166pp. 4000 copies. Robert Andreevich Pel'she (1880-1955) was a Soviet political figure, scholar and critic who became head of the arts section of the Central Committee of Political Education of the People's Commissariat for Education of the RSFSR, editor of Sovetskoe iskusstvo and later director of the Institute of Ethnography and Folklore at the Latvian SSR Academy of Sciences. This is written at the time of denouncing bourgeois notions of art for art's sake, and shrinking the focus of the arts towards a standardized Soviet culture. Includes illustrations of works by L. Popova, Klee, H. Compendonk, N. Goncharova, et al. Worldcat locates 6 institutions in North America holding this edition (Stanford, UNC, Yale, Amherst, Getty, Frick). [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
Bookseller: Michael Fagan Fine Art & Rare Books [Newton, MA, U.S.A.]
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