Download e-book for kindle: Art and Protest in Putin's Russia (Routledge Contemporary by Lena Jonson

By Lena Jonson

The Pussy insurrection protest, and the following heavy passed therapy of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, yet this was once no longer an remoted example of paintings being extensively severe of the regime. As this publication, in response to broad unique study, exhibits, there was progressively rising over contemporary a long time an important counter-culture within the paintings global which satirises and ridicules the regime and the values it represents, while asserting, via paintings, replacement values. The ebook strains the advance of paintings and protest in fresh many years, discusses how artwork of this type engages in political and social protest, and offers many illustrations as examples of paintings as protest. The publication concludes through discussing how vital paintings has been in facilitating new social values and in prompting political protests.

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