Socialist Realism study guide

Bibliography


  • Banks, Miranda, ed., The Aesthetic Arsenal: Socialist Realism Under Stalin. New York: The Institute for Contemporary Art, P.S. 1 Museum, 1993
  • Billington, James H, The Face of Russia. TV Books, 1998
  • Bird, Alan, A. History of Russian Painting. Phaidon, 1987
  • Bown, Matthew Cullerne, Art Under Stalin. Phaidon, 1991
  • Bown, Matthew Cullerne, Socialist Realist Painting. Yale University Press, 1998
  • Bown, Matthew Cullerne and Elliott, David, eds., Soviet Socialist Realist Painting 1930s–1960s. Oxford: Museum of Modern Art, 1992
  • Bown, Matthew Cullerne and Taylor, Brandon, eds., Art of the Soviets: Painting, Sculpture and Architecture in a One-Party State, 19171992. Manchester University Press, 1993
  • Causey, Susan, ed. Tradition and Revolution in Russian Art, Cornerhouse Publications, 1990
  • Condee, Nancy, ed., Soviet Hieroglyphics: Visual Culture in Late Twentieth-Century Russia. Indiana University Press, 1995
  • Dudakov, Valery and Elliott, David, eds., 100 Years of Russian Art. Barbican Art Gallery, 1989
  • Efimova, Alla and Manovich, Lev, eds., Textura: Russian Essays on Visual Culture. University of Chicago Press, 1993
  • Elliott, David, New Worlds: Russian Art and Society 19001937. Thames and Hudson, 1986
  • Fauchereau, Serge, ed., Moscow 19001930. Mallard Press, 1988
  • Golomshtok, Igor, Totalitarian art in the Soviet Union, the Third Reich, Fascist Italy and the People's Republic of China. Collins-Harvill, 1989
  • Gray, Camilla, The Russian Experiment in Art 18631922. Thames and Hudson, 1962
  • Groys, Boris, The Total Art of Stalinism: Avant-garde, Aesthetic Dictatorship and Beyond. Princeton University Press, 1992
  • Hayward Gallery, Art and Power: Europe under the dictators 1930-45. South Bank Centre,1995
  • Kavtaradze, Sergei and Tarkhanov, Alexei, Stalinist Architecture. Laurence King, 1992
  • Lindey, Christine, Art in the Cold War. The Herbert Press, 1990
  • Prokhorov, Gleb, Art Under Socialist Realism: Soviet Painting 1930-1950. Craftsman House, 1995
  • Sheridan, Claire, Russian Portraits. Ian Faulkener Publishing, 1992
  • Wood, Alan, Stalin and Stalinism. Routledge, 1990

International Training Course

The Victoria and Albert Museum welcomes applications for ‘Creating Innovative Learning Programmes’, its new one week intensive course. This is a unique training opportunity for museum professionals from overseas who are interested in attracting and programming for a range of museum audiences.

Find out more

Shop online

Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms

Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms

An essential guide to glass and its production. This compact handbook offers definitions and descriptions of a wide range of glass terminology such as…

Buy now

Event - Lights Fantastic – Diamonds in the V&A - Tour 2

Tue 10 March 2015 14:00

Glynn Christian, V&A Guide and Welcoming Ambassador, introduces diamonds in the Museum’s Jewellery Gallery.

Book online