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Exhibition: Chagall to Malevich - The Russian Avant-Gardes

Published: February 15, 2016; 19:00 · (Vindobona)

The period from 1910 to 1920 was the heyday of the Russian avant-garde. Reason enough for the Albertina to dedicate an exhibition to Chagall, Malevich and Co.

Marc Chagall: Der Spaziergang 1917-1918 / Picture: © Albertina Wien

The Russian avant-garde numbers amongst the most diverse and radical chapters of the Modern era.

At no other time in the history of art were so many schools and artists' associations founded as between 1910 and 1920 in Russia.

Each group positioned itself against the past but also against the competing groupings of the time.

The Albertina is showing 130 masterpieces…

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