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By Robert Bird, Christopher P. Heuer

In the final thirty years of the Soviet Communist venture, Viktor Koretsky’s artwork struggled to unravel a permanent riddle: the best way to determine or restoration Communism’s ethical overall healthiness throughout the construction of a distinctively Communist imaginative and prescient. during this experience Koretsky’s artwork demonstrates what an “avant-garde past due Communist paintings” may have appeared like if we had ever visible it mature. so much amazing of all, Koretsky was once pioneering the visible languages of Benetton and MTV at a time whilst the iconography of interracial togetherness used to be nonetheless just a imprecise rumor on Madison Avenue.

Vision and Communism provides a chain of interconnected essays dedicated to Viktor Koretsky’s paintings and the social worlds that it was hoping to remodel. Produced jointly by means of its 5 editors, this writing additionally considers the visible paintings, movie, and song incorporated within the exhibition Vision and Communism, establishing on the clever Museum of artwork in September 2011.

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