Exhibition  Art and Culture 

‘Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution’

Russian Revolution, Design Museum in London


Yakov Chernikov, Composition on a theme of an industrial area with buildings and metal constructions, 1924-1933

A century has passed, but the influence of the Russian Revolution can still be seen in the work of artists, designers, and architects around the world. To mark its centenary, the exhibition Imagine Moscow: Architecture, Propaganda, Revolution gathers plans, models, drawings, and propaganda material – much of it rarely displayed before – from that transformation period in the former capital of the USSR, the international center of socialism. Through six never realized projects the show explores the changes in daily life and in society, offering an idealistic and provocative vision of Moscow as imagined by a heroic generation of architects in the 1920s and 1930s... [+]

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