Natalia Goncharova

September 24, 2019|
Natalia Goncharova by Matthew Gale
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Discover Russian avant-garde artist Natalia Goncharova’s exceptional art and life
Natalia Goncharova (1881–1962), a key figure of the modernist art movement, gained international fame for her trailblazing experiments in painting and design. Early in her career, she established herself as a leader of the Russian avant-garde with a major show in Moscow in 1913. In France, Goncharova’s talents were noticed by Sergei Diaghilev; soon, she was designing costumes and backdrops for Ballets Russes performances in major cities throughout Europe.
Goncharova’s artistic output traces, influences, and transcends the art movements of the 20th century. She paraded through the streets of Moscow displaying futurist body art, yet worked on religious murals; she participated in avant-garde cinema and created stage designs; she even illustrated socialist newspapers. This book, along with the exhibition it accompanies, explores her diverse sources and influences, from Russian folk art and textile designs to the latest trends in modernism and beyond. Insightful essays and lavish illustrations bring Goncharova’s work to a new audience.
Matthew Gale is head of displays at Tate Modern. Natalia Sidlina is curator of international art at Tate Modern.  
Title:Natalia Goncharova
Product dimensions:224 pages, 10.4 X 8.35 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 10.4 X 8.35 X 1 in
Published:September 24, 2019
Publisher:Harry N. Abrams
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781849766296

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