The project is devoted to the Alexey Gastev, who was the poet, researcher, revolutionary, scientist, organizer of the Central Institute of labor and founder of the SOL system (scientific organization of labor) in the USSR.
To the Left of Leftism. The Georgian Avant-garde in the Book Design
The project is devoted to the avant-garde books published in Tbilisi in the 1920s. The experiments in typography, dadaist and constructivist ideas, disputes about the ideological identity of Niko Pirosmani, remote participation of Rodchenko and Mayakovsky – all of that shines through contemporary book culture and reveals that Tbilisi was one of the most important centers of the early Soviet art.
This is an exhibition called “IZOSTAT”, which is an abbreviation for All-Union Institute of Pictorial Statistics. Its brief decade-long (1931-1940) history is the topic for a display for the first time ever.
Exhibition curated by Alexandra Selivanova and Nadia Plungian. This is the desire to show 1930s Soviet artists and architects seeking to develop a kind of “new classics” at the intersection of formal, analytical avant-garde methods and new sensibility.
To the 125th anniversary V.V. Maykovky gallery «Na Shabolovke» An association «Exhibition halls in Moscow» and State Museum of the History of Russian Literature named after V.I. Dal represent a research project is devoted to the poet's communication with his audience and his perception of his contemporaries - a wide range of Soviet readers of the 1920s.