The Myth of the Soviet Avant-Garde and VKHUTEMAS

  • Elena Bagina Institute of Construction of Ural Federal University named after B. N. Yeltsin

Abstract

The brief rise of the Soviet avant-garde in the 1920s was the basis for the formation of the myth and the foundation for the architects’ creative work in the 1960s. The studies conducted by historians of architecture within the last 20 years reveal a number of details and contradictions of the life of the Soviet avant-garde and VKHUTMAS. However, the myth that was formed in the 1960-70s is living its own life. Being a part of the history, it exists alongside with other renderings and models, and none of the revealed paradoxes or contradictions can shake it.

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How to Cite
BAGINA, Elena. The Myth of the Soviet Avant-Garde and VKHUTEMAS. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 62, p. 58-62, dec. 2019. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <http://www.projectbaikal.com/index.php/pb/article/view/1546>. Date accessed: 03 apr. 2020.
Published
2019-12-04