Arts Curriculum

RUSSIA!

September 16, 2005–January 11, 2006

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND SUGGESTED READING LIST

In the interest of simplifying the text of this guide, footnotes have been eliminated. Grateful acknowledgment for short citations and quotations is made to the authors of the following works.

Bown, Matthew Cullerne. Socialist Realist Painting. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

Sarabianov, Dmitri V. Russian Art: from Neoclassicism to the Avant-Garde 1800-1917: Painting – Sculpture – Architecture. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1990.

Warnes, David. Chronicle of the Russian Tsars. London: Thames and Hudson Ltd., 1999.

RUSSIAN ART – ADULT

RUSSIA! (exh. cat.). New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 2005.

Bown, Matthew Cullerne. Socialist Realist Painting. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

Froncek,Thomas, ed. The Horizon Book of the Arts of Russia. New York: American Heritage Publishing Co. Inc., 1970.

Hamilton, George Heard. The Art and Architecture of Russia. Second Edition. England: Penguin Books, 1975.

Lincoln, Bruce W. Between Heaven and Hell: The Story of a Thousand Years of Artistic Life in Russia. New York: Viking Penguin Inc., 1998.

Massie, Suzanne. Land of the Firebird: The Beauty of Old Russia. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1980.

Sarabianov, Dmitri V. et al. Russian and Soviet Painting. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1977.

Rice, Tamar Talbot. A Concise History of Russian Art. New York: Fredrick A. Praeger, 1963.

Warnes, David. Chronicle of the Russian Tsars. London: Thames and Hudson Ltd., 1999.

Russia: Land of the Tsars, The History Channel, A&E Television Networks, 2003.

 

RUSSIAN HISTORY – ADULT

Billington, James. The Icon and the Axe: An Interpretative History of Russian Culture. New York: Vintage Books, 1970.

Buehr, Wendy. The Horizon History of Russia. New York: American Heritage Publishing Company, Inc., 1970.

Freeze, Gregory L. Russia, a History, Second Edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.

Riasanovsky, Nicolas V. A History of Russia. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993.

The Russian Chronicles: A Thousand Years that Changed the World. California: Thunder Bay Press, 2001.

Steinberg, Mark. A History of Russia, Parts 1, 2 and 3, (CD-ROM), The Teaching Company Ltd., Chantilly, VA, 2003.

Vernadsky, George. A History of Russia. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1986.

 

RUSSIAN HISTORY – YOUTH

Corona, Laurel. The Russian Federation. San Diego: Lucent Books, 2001.

Fader, Kim Brown. Russia. San Diego: Lucent Books, 1998.

Murrell, Kathleen Berton. Russia. London: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 1998.

Rogers, Stillman D. Russia. New York: Children’s Press, a Division of Scholastic Inc, 2002.

Strickler, Jim. Russia of the Tsars. San Diego: Lucent Books, 1998.

Afanas’ev, Aleksandr. Russian Fairy Tales. New York: Pantheon Books, 1945.

 

WEB SITES

The Face of Russia. Companion to the PBS series focusing on Russian culture.

Russian Painting. A site designed by Dr. Alexander Boguslawski, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida.

The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg. Includes information about their extensive collections and virtual tours.

The Society of Tempera Painters. Technical and historical information on the use of egg tempera.

The State Tretyakov Gallery is the national treasury of Russian fine art. The collection consists of more than 130,000 works of Russian art.

Index of Russian art, with images of Russian paintings.