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After constructivism

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This thesis examines the legacy and consequences of Constructivism in art, from the early days of the Russian avant-garde to recent times and today. The Introduction explains how the concept of faktura, first theorised around 1912 by David Burliuk and others, came to designate the material qualities rather than the subject-matter of art. Chapter 1: Towards A Constructive Ideal, traces the progress of faktura in the reliefs of V.Tatlin from 1913. The ancestry of faktura in the Eastern ico...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
Department:
Humanities Division - Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2011
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:a09edf30-cdad-40a1-aa3e-03ce482a478c
Local pid:
ora:6850
Language:
English
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