Red hardcover with title in black on spine. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, text clean, no inscriptions. Dustjacket condition: Very good, with light shelfwear. 256pp. Many b/w illustrations. In this book the author provides a fascinating and often provocative analysis of the art of the Stalin era, from 1932 to 1953, as well as a discussion of the years before and after. He details the political and social framework of the time, and provides a complete expose of Stalinist aesthetics: social realism in art and neo-classicism in architecture; the Cult of the P... View More...
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