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"Technologies of Revolution"


Ukraine

Painting
Size: 53.5 H x 78 W x 1.6 in

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Art Description

Painting: Oil, Acrylic, Stencil, Lacquer and 1960-1970s Painting on Canvas and Other.

"Technologies of Revolution" is based on the 1960-1970s painting on canvas bottom layer. 1960-1970s painting is a post-war socialist realism copy painting produced at the Odessa Branch of the Artists' Union of the USSR Art Fund Combine. "Technologies of Revolution" was exhibited for the first time within the “ECCA "Tea Factory” curatorial project “Mausoleum Renaissance” in “Ya. Gretera” Gallery in Kiev in Ukraine, September 2012.
Link: https://goncharmariia.tumblr.com/post/94714163843/ecca-tea-factory-curatorial-project-mausoleum
The "neo-classicist" and "primitivist" retrostyle art pieces of the 1960s and 1970s were reinvented and changed by the ECCA “Tea Factory” young artists. Artists don’t want to mock the Socialist era in their approach, it is more likely an attempt to study out the substitution of ideas and to investigate the historical events. "The normative definition of correct style for true Socialist Realism restricted the scope to explore and openly acknowledge alternative art-historical models. Dogma was particularly uncompromising in the immediate post-war years, the "Zdanov era", - Susan Reid, The "art memory": retrospectivism in Soviet painting of the Breznev era, Art of the Soviets : painting, sculpture and architecture in a one-party state, 1917-1992, Manchester : Manchester Univ. Press, cop. 1993.

Keywords: Socialist Realism, Mausoleum Renaissance, Mariia Gonchar, USSR Art Combine, ECCA "Tea Factory”, Breznev Era, Artists' Union Odessa Branch, Social Media Icons

Subjects: Politics

Styles: Dada, Conceptual, Realism, Pop Art, Illustration

Mediums: Oil, Acrylic, Stencil, Lacquer, 1960-1970s Painting

Materials: Canvas, Other

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