Exhibition: Russian Dada 1914-1924
View of an exhibition room “Russian Dada. 1914-1924”. Reina Sofia National Art Centre Museum, 2018. Photograph: Joaquín Cortés/Román Lores. Photography archive of the Reina Sofia National Art Museum.
The Reina Sofia Museum presents an unprecedented exhibition of Russian avant-garde art and Dadaism, in which it explores the innovation and artistic restlessness shared by both movements.
The exhibition aims to assert Russian artists’ contribution and links to the aesthetic radicalism of Dada, highlighting the multimedia character of art and its political implications during the First World War, two Russian Revolutions and the change from Lenin to Stalin.There are almost 500 works, including paintings, collages, drawings, photographs, films and documents, from around 90 Russian and other European artists. These include, among many others, Nathan Altman, Valentina Kulagina, El Lissitzky, Alexander Rodchenko, Francis Picabia, Man Ray and Vladimir Tatlin.The selected works show the intention of numerous artists to not only involve themselves in projects of public unrest, but also to adopt denial, irony, the absurd and chance as the basic principles of their artistic manifestations.
- Date: From Jun 6, 2018 to Oct 22, 2018
Calle Santa Isabel 52
28012. Madrid (Madrid Region)
Schedules and prices
- From Jun 6, 2018 to Oct 22, 2018
- From Monday to Saturday From 10:00 to 21:00
- Sunday From 10:00 to 14:30
- Closing days: Tuesday
* Information may be subject to modifications
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