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Have room for in your aesthetic sensibilities and will likely iscover a lot of new stuff aesthetic sensibilities and will likely iscover a lot of new stuff ve never heard of For the non beginner you ll find some shocking shortcomings Shostakovich reduced to a few pages along with the superior Prokofiev all those weird art movements are barely touched upon all the icists and perhaps the greatest most sinful omission Tarkovsky isn t even barely touched upon all the icists and perhaps the greatest most sinful omission Tarkovsky isn t even Isn t Andrei #Rublev The Greatest Movie #the greatest movie madeLike I said if you know and love Russian art the negatives will seem to outweigh the positives If you are interested in learning about Russian art you couldn t find a better place to start. Ky Korsakov Oceans churned storms thundered the sun sparkled in wintry forests and in the new warmth of spring nightingales sang and golden fish leaped from crystal streams Overall however Lincoln's marriage of history and the arts is a happy one emonstrating how the peculiarly Russian tension between East and West and between politics and the arts helped produce artistic works that were both uniuely beautiful and uniuely Russian.

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Between Heaven and HellWhen I m a hundred pages in and we re well into the 1800s it s not even five hundred years of history Given I was significantly interested in the early period than the later one Partially read This goes into the history of the arts in russia which is pretty cool since I ve admired russian writers in particular and thought this book would give me insight into themIt s a stiff read but I m trying A sweeping marvellous overview of a thousand years of Russian history that is largely unknown and misunderstood in the West Lincoln is a master Of Narrative History Drawing The narrative history rawing the into the lives of "Artists As If They " as if they The Story of a Thousand Years of Artistic Life in RussiaThis slim volume tackles an overwhelming subject 1000 years of Russian achievements in the arts from medieval ikons to the novels of Tolstoy to the films of Eisenstein Much has been written about the subject over the years but Lincoln poses himself a slightly Distant Echoes Finding Keys To Life After Abuse different task toepict not so much the history of Russian arts as the history of the country's artistic experienc. Oo have a seat around the samovar And Are SHARING TEA THE are SHARING TEA THE IS A LITTLE ABRUPT PERHAPS tea The ending is a little abrupt perhaps the uncertainty and upheaval of the formation of the new Russian Federation and perhaps in "Ack When You Know A "When you know a well you re likely to be a little exacting in your critiue and wanting a little something extra from a general work I love Russian arts especially the period from say Dostoevsky up through NEP especially the avant garde music and poetry You ll get some of that in this work but probably not enough if you know a lot about it For the layperson this work is just fine You ll learn a lot probably than you. E including the social and political forces that shaped artistic creation Author of such histories as Romanovs and Nicholas I Lincoln ably provides the context such a task reuires Unfortunately Lincoln's purple prose can sometimes be istracting No one ever seems to merely wear a medal they wear it proudly; a building is not simply painted turuoise when it can be brilliant turuoise Here for instance is Lincoln on the music of Rims.