Traumfabrik Kommunismus - Di Visuelle Kultur der Stalinzeit
Dream factory communism - The visual culture of the Stalin era
Directed by Boris Groys and Max Hollein
Hatje Cantz Verlag
The centrally organized Soviet mass culture is an excellent example
of an highly effective propaganda machine.
Starting with late realistic works by Kazimir Malevich, this book presents
a macrocosm of Soviet art in the Stalin era as a unified aesthetic phenomenon
transcending individual media. Later works of Sots Art, which views
the aesthetics of a totalitarian regime more critically, provide a running
The exhibiion Dream Factory Communism is featured at the Schirn
Kunsthalle Frankfurt from september 24 2003 to january 4 2004.
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