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Definition(s):

  • (n) an abstractionist artistic movement in Russia after World War I; industrial materials were used to construct nonrepresentational objects

News

  • Russia's Eiffel Tower Faces Threat of Demolition

    The Shukhov Tower, known as Russia's Eiffel Tower and one of the symbols of Soviet Constructivism, is under threat of demolition due to surface corrosion and the possibility of collapsing.
    on April 8, 2014     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "Now every kind of folly flew from the asylum cage," Lindsay wrote. "Cubism, purism, constructivism, neoplasticism, vorticism, expressionism and surrealism - to name but the leading creeds : how proverbially shrewd was the confraternity of...
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: Lionel Lindsay Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "There are three things I love about Russia," says Lagerfeld, "Catherine the Great to Fabergé, Russian constructivism, and the country's folklore. I really enjoyed combining all of them in this Métiers d'Art collection".
    on Feb 8, 2009 By: Karl Lagerfeld Source: New Straits Times

  3. "Malevich went on to suprematism and Rodchenko started playing with ideas of constructivism, while Larionov moved more into poetry and theatre," Danilova said. "The energy of futurism was transferred into other art forms."
    on Jul 2, 2008 By: Alexandra Danilova Source: The Moscow Times

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