Nature of Enthusiasm

  • Alexander Rappaport Union of Moscow Architects; Union of Designers of Russia; UMA Internet-magazine “Architector”; International Association of Architecture Critics


Art and architecture of the avant-guard in the beginning of 20 century supposed to be connected with the general upheaval in cultural and spiritual life. But phenomenon of creative enthusiasm cannot be fully explained in terms of political and cultural events. Moving forces of that historical moment are still unexplained. It is supposed that such creative outburst could be regarded in the context of spiritual and religious practice as a hidden resurrection of irrational attitudes of cult.



How to Cite
RAPPAPORT, Alexander. Nature of Enthusiasm. project baikal, Russian Federation, n. 44, p. 96-97, may 2015. ISSN 2309-3072. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 jan. 2019. doi:


enthusiasm; energy; synergetic; creativity; VKHUTEMAS; architectural education; culture; cult; avant-garde; revolution