Tatlin. a new art for a new world
6 June – 14 October 2012
With masterpieces principally from Moscow and St Petersburg, this exhibition focuses on the leading figure in the Russian avant-garde: Vladimir Tatlin (1885-1953). With his counter-reliefs Tatlin burst the borders of painting. With his revolutionary model for a giant tower, he effected a synthesis of architecture, visual arts, and social utopias. Finally, with his flying machine Letatlin, he expressed the dreams of a collectively regulated society.
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