A Russian Luminist School? Arkhip Kuindzhi's "Red Sunset on the Dnepr"

  title={A Russian Luminist School? Arkhip Kuindzhi's "Red Sunset on the Dnepr"},
  author={John E. Bowlt},
  journal={Metropolitan Museum Journal},
  pages={119 - 129}
  • John E. Bowlt
  • Published 1 January 1975
  • Art
  • Metropolitan Museum Journal
Feuerbach, might seem to be a curious anomaly. But in the context of nineteenthand twentieth-century Russian painting, Red Sunset on the Dnepr is a remarkable and important work. Its presence in the Museum will help focus attention on a field of aesthetic study still neglected and misinterpreted. A peculiar conjunction of circumstances in Western scholarship of Russian art, not least the disproportionate emphasis on the Russian avant-garde and the accepted belief that Russian painting of the… 
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