Name that Russian (Soviet) Sculptor, please.
November 20, 2005 2:58 PM   Subscribe

Name that Russian (Soviet) Sculptor, please.

I was in the Guggenheim in New York last week and I saw a really neat sculpture in their "Russia!" exhibit. It was plaster, not much more than a foot high, and was a stylized (Art Decoish?) blacksmith working witha hammer. Does anyone know what the name of that piece is and/or who made it?
posted by cardboard to Media & Arts (3 answers total)
 
Try this query on Flickr.... which may or may not help!
posted by nitsuj at 3:29 PM on November 20, 2005


Why not contact the Guggenheim?

Or see if you recognize the artist's name on this page.

(This is one of those times I wish I were still in NYC; I'd love to see that exhibit!)
posted by languagehat at 5:01 PM on November 20, 2005


Second that, l-hat! Isn't the Guggenheim the perfect spot for this -- the museum might have been designed by Melnikov 30-odd years before Wright. (And if they had to include the idiotic "!" in the title, at least they avoided calling it "Đ¯ussia!")

Thanks for the flickr link, nitsuj -- nice shots.
posted by rob511 at 8:46 PM on November 20, 2005


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