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Bernstein, Lina

Magda Nachman

An Artist in Exile

Series:Modern Biographies

ACADEMIC STUDIES PRESS

    126,50 € / $139.00 / £111.20*

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    Publication Date:
    2020
    Copyright year:
    2020
    To be published:
    May 2020
    ISBN
    978-1-64469-269-1
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    The political turmoil of the twentieth century took Magda Nachman from a privileged childhood in St. Petersburg and participation in the modernist ferment in pre-Revolutionary Russia to a refugee existence in the Russian countryside during the Russian Civil War, to Berlin, and finally to Bombay, where she established herself as an important artist.

    Details

    310 pages
    46 Fig.
    Language:
    English
    Keyword(s):
    Magda Nachman;art;contemporary;20th century;Leon Bakst;Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin;Zvantseva Art Academy;symbolism;modernism;Russian Revolution;refugee;Russian Civil War;Bombay;India;emigre artists;Jewish artists;Vladimir Nabokov;biography;Indian nationalism;Acharya;politics;Russian Berlin;women artists;Nazism;Hilde Holger;modern art;painting
    Readership:
    The book will be of interest to scholars and lay readers alike, anyone interested in Russian Revolution and its aftermath, Russian modern art, Émigré life in Berlin between the wars, Indian modern art, and women artists.

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    Dr. Lina Bernstein taught Russian and comparative literature at Franklin & Marshall College. She is the author ofGogol’s Last Book and numerous articles on Russian art, literature, and culture. She recently curated an online exhibit on Magda Nachman for Moscow’s State Museum of Oriental Cultures and is preparing a Russian version of An Artist in Exile: The Life of Magda Nachman.

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