Revolution: New Art for a New World review – Russia's creative convulsions stifled

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The amazing art of post-Revolutionary Russia deserves to be more widely understood, as does the unhappy fate of some of the country’s most creative people after Stalin stepped in

The 15 years after the 1917 Russian Revolution produced some of the most exciting art the world had ever seen. Artists found new ways to represent the hopes of the newly free, optimistic country led by Lenin, but after his death they were silenced when Stalin enforced socialist realism as a political tool. Many were killed or sent to the gulag.

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