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The Art of the Russian Matryoshka
by Rett Ertl, Rick Hibberd, Yakov Chitov
Hardcover from Vernissage

The Struggle for Utopia: Rodchenko, Lissitzky, Moholy-Nagy: 1917-1946
by Victor Margolin
Paperback from University of Chicago Press

Alexander Rodchenko: Painting, Drawing, Collage, Design, Photography
by Alexander Rodchenko, Magdalena Dabrowski, Peter Galassi, Various, Leah Dickerman
Book Description: Alexander Rodchenko was the most important and versatile member of the Constructivist movement, the progressive artists who created a new art after the Russian Revolution of 1917. This comprehensive book, rich in illustrations and relying extensively on new research from Russia, accompanied the first major retrospective exhibition in the United States of Rodchenko's work at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1998. In 1921 Rodchenko left behind his innovative work in abstract painting and sculpture, committing himself to applied art in the service of revolutionary ideals. Included in this first full and coherent overview are not only Rodchenko's painting and sculpture but also his diverse experiments and lasting achievements in photocollage, photography, and design of all kinds, from books, posters, magazines, and advertising, to furniture.
Hardcover from Museum of Modern Art, New York

Aleksandr Rodchenko: The New Moscow
by Margarita Tupitsyn
Paperback from Schirmer/Mosel

Alexander Rodchenko: Experiments for the Future
by Alexander Rodchenko, Peter Galassi
Hardcover from Museum of Modern Art, New York

Alexander Rodchenko: Spatial Constructions: Catalogue Raisonné of Sculptures
by Alexander Rodchenko, Galerie Gmurzynska, Krystyna Gmurzynska, Aleksandr Mikhailovich Rodchenko, Selim O. Khan-Magomedow
Hardcover from Hatje Cantz Publishers

Beauty in Exile: The Artists, Models, and Nobility Who Fled the Russian Revolution and Influenced the World of Fashion
by Alexandre Vassilieu
Hardcover from Harry N. Abrams

Cultural Atlas of Russia and the Former Soviet Union (Cultural Atlas Series)
by R. R. Milner-Gulland, Nikalai Dijeuski, Robin Miner-Gulland, Nikolai Dejevsky
Hardcover from Checkmark Books

Faberge Eggs: Masterpieces from Czarist Russia
by Susanna Pfeffer and Peter Carl Faberge
Listed under Faberge

The Russian Avant-Garde Book 1910-1934
by Deborah Wye, Margit Rowell
Hardcover from Museum of Modern Art, New York

A Dictionary of Russian and Soviet Artists 1420-1970
by John Milner
Hardcover from Sothebys Pubns
1993

Forbidden Art: The Postwar Russian Avant-Garde
by Garrett White
Paperback from Distributed Art Publishers

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Carved Memories: Heritage in Stone from the Russian Jewish Pale
by David Noevich Goberman, Robert Pinsky, Gershon D. Hundert
Hardcover from Rizzoli

Defining Russian Graphic Arts: From Diaghilev to Stalin, 1891-1934
by Alla Rosenfeld, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum
Hardcover from Rutgers University Press

Laboratory of Dreams: The Russian Avant-Garde and Cultural Experiment
by John E. Bowlt, Olga Matich
Paperback from Stanford Univ Pr

Exploring Color: Olga Rozanova and the Early Russian Avant-Garde, 1910-1918
by Nina Gurianova
Hardcover from Gordon & Breach Science Pub

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The Icon and the Axe : An Interpretive History of Russian Culture
The Icon and the Axe : An Interpretive History of Russian Culture
by James H. Billington
Paperback from Random House Trade Paperbacks
1970
Icons, Russian Pictures and Works of Art (Christie's of London Auction Catalogue)
Paperback from Olympic Marketing Corporation
1987
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Windows into Heaven: The Icons and Spirituality of Russia
Windows into Heaven: The Icons and Spirituality of Russia (Art & Spirit)
by Simon Jenkins
Hardcover: 62 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 0.50 x 7.25 x 7.25 
Publisher: Lion Pub; 1st edition  
ISBN: 074593935X 
Kino: A History of the Russian and Soviet Film
by Jay Leyda
Paperback from Princeton Univ Pr
1983

Medieval Russian Ornament in Full Color : From Illuminated Manuscripts
by Moscow Museum of Art
Paperback from Dover Pubns
1994

Russian Folk Art Painting
by Priscilla Hauser, Boris Grafov
Hardcover from Sterling

The Russian Theatre After Stalin
by Anatoly Smeliansky, Patrick Miles
Paperback from Cambridge Univ Pr (Trd)

Real Images: Soviet Cinemas and the Thaw (Kino, the Russian Cinema Series)
by Josephine Woll
Paperback from I.B. Tauris 

When Elephants Paint : The Quest of Two Russian Artists to Save the Elephants of Thailand
by Komar & Melamid, David Eggers
Paperback from Perennial

What Is Art? (Penguin Classics)
by Leo Tolstoy, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky
Paperback from Penguin USA (Paper)

Russian Enamels : Kievan Rus to Fabergé
by Anne Odom
Hardcover from Antique Collectors Club

Russian Cultural Studies: An Introduction
by Catriona Kelly, David Shepherd
Paperback from Oxford University Press

The Russian Experiment in Art, 1863-1922 (World of Art)
by Camilla Gray, Marian Burleigh-Motley
Paperback from Thames & Hudson
1986

Origins of the Russian Avant-Garde
by Yengenia Petrova, Yevgenia Petrova, John Bowlt, Nicoletta Misler
Hardcover from Palace Editions
1903

Russian Constructivism
by Christina Lodder
Paperback from Yale Univ Pr
1985

Russian Criminal Tattoo Encyclopedia
by Danzig Baldayev, Sergey Vasiliev, Damon Murray
Listed under Russian Mafia

Russian Genre Painting in the Nineteenth Century (Oxford Historical Monographs)
by Rosalind P. Gray
(Hardcover)
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Russian Folk Motifs
by Peter Linenthal
Paperback from Dover Pubns

The Ransom of Russian Art
by John A. McPhee
The story of Norton Townshend Dodge, a professor of economics who smuggled large quantities of dissident art out of the Soviet Union. Db
Hardcover: 181 pages
Farrar Straus & Giroux; ISBN: 0374246823; (December )

Soviet Impressionism
by Vern Grosvenor Swanson
Listed under Impressionism

El Lissitzky : From Two Quadrants
by El Lissitzky
Book Description: This book is a facsimile of the original Russian first edition, which was published in 1922.
A masterpiece of ideological simplicity it presents El Lissitzky's political-didactic attempt to teach children mathematics using a puzzle in which the red square always overcomes the black. This is a prime example of where modern typography began. Lissitky's playful approach attracted the eye and made the viewer want to read.

As Max Bill commented, typography is a game that leads to communication, and it all began with Lissitzky's tale of two squares. German/Russian 
Paperback from Gingko Press Inc.

 
 

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