An Artist in Exile
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.
- 310 pages
- 46 Fig.
- 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
- 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.