Russian Orientalism in a Global Context: Hybridity, Encounter, and Representation, 1740-1940 (Rethinking Art's Histories) (Hardcover)

Russian Orientalism in a Global Context: Hybridity, Encounter, and Representation, 1740-1940 (Rethinking Art's Histories) By Maria Taroutina (Editor), Allison Leigh (Editor) Cover Image
By Maria Taroutina (Editor), Allison Leigh (Editor)
$189.00
NOT on our shelves now. Usually ships from warehouse in several days.
(This book cannot be returned nor exchanged.)

Description


This volume features new research on Russia's historic relationship with Asia and the ways it was mediated and represented in the fine, decorative and performing arts and architecture from the mid-eighteenth century to the first two decades of Soviet rule. It interrogates how Russia's perception of its position on the periphery of the west and its simultaneous self-consciousness as a colonial power shaped its artistic, cultural and national identity as a heterogenous, multi-ethnic empire. It also explores the extent to which cultural practitioners participated in the discursive matrices that advanced Russia's colonial machinery on the one hand and critiqued and challenged it on the other, especially in territories that were themselves on the fault lines between the east and the west.

About the Author


Maria Taroutina is Associate Professor of Art History at Yale-NUS College in Singapore Allison Leigh is Associate Professor of Art History and the SLEMCO/LEQSF Regents Endowed Professor in Art and Architecture at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette


Product Details
ISBN: 9781526166234
ISBN-10: 1526166232
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication Date: August 19th, 2023
Pages: 312
Language: English
Series: Rethinking Art's Histories