Russian Berlin - Emigres, Immigrants and the 1920s Avant-garde

Institute Conference
28th November 1999

Alexander Archipenko

Image courtesy of the Archipenko Foundation
© 2012 Estate of Alexander Archipenko / Artist Rights Society (ARS) New York
Photo: Jeffrey Sturges

This study day explores Berlin as an artistic centre in the 1920s, a period that saw the arrival of many Eastern European artists in the city, including the sculptors Alexander Archipenko, El Lissitsky, Naum Gabo and Nathan Altman.


Michael White (University of York)

'Russin Berlin: Emigres, Immigrants and the Avant-garde'

Paul Paret (University of Utah)

'Archipenko in Berlin: Critics, Contexts, Controversies'

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