Soviet Art and Architecture: Recent Developments

  title={Soviet Art and Architecture: Recent Developments},
  author={Arthur Voyce},
  journal={The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  pages={104 - 115}
  • A. Voyce
  • Published 1 January 1956
  • Art
  • The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
A STUDY of the post-Stalin aesthetic trends does not reveal any deviation from the Marxist philosophy of art. The doctrine of &dquo;socialist realism&dquo; in painting and sculpture remains valid, and any suggestion of the modern abstract tendency is still avoided. In architecture, there is evidence of a new approach to style, but &dquo;modernism&dquo;as based on Constructivism, New Functionalism, or any other manifestation of the Western &dquo;Technocratic&dquo; movement -is still considered… 
Buildings from the Socialist Past as part of a City’s Brand Identity: The case of Warsaw
Abstract The aim of this paper is to investigate those buildings left over from Warsaw’s socialist past as a part of the city’s brand visual identity including their perception by foreign tourists