Eastern European Art



Artists & Agents
Edited with text by Kata Krasznahorkai, Sylvia Sasse. Text by Madalina Brasoveanu, Liliana Gomez-Popescu, Anna Krakus, Elisabeth Pichler, Tomáš Pospiszyl, Lukas Ronduda, Tamás Szonyei, Anikó Szucs.

Subversion need not belong to a particular culture: it can come from artists who outwit the state or from intelligence agencies that infiltrate the art scene on behalf of the state. But what happens when >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959053334
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 13.25 in. / 685 pgs / 30 color / 227 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/07/2021 Awaiting stock

Russian Avantgarde in the Museum Ludwig
Edited with text by Rita Kersting, Petra Mandt. Text by Konstantin Akinsha, Friederike Gräfin von Brühl & Ruth Lecher, Meike Deilmann, Yilmaz Dziewior, Maria Kokkori.

Perhaps nothing is more devastating to an art collection than the discovery that one of its beloved pieces is merely a replica of the real thing. The subject of counterfeit artworks has long been taboo >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960988977
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 FLAT40
Flexi, 7 x 9.5 in. / 212 pgs / 28 color / 95 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/30/2021 In stock

Werker 2: A Gestural History of the Young Worker
Edited with text by Werker Collective, Georgy Mamedov.

Drawing inspiration from the Worker Photography Movement of the 1920s, which saw photographers collaborating with workers and trade unions to visualize societal and political conditions from a working-class perspective, Werker 2: A Gestural History of >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959054713
US $30.00 CAN $34.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 12.5 in. / 96 pgs / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/24/2021 Awaiting stock



After Perestroika: Kitchenmaids Or Stateswomen
Photographs by Martha Rosler. Text by Margartia Tupitsyn. Through works in a variety of media, 18 post-Perestroika artists vigorously challenge the old Soviet State's depiction of women. >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9780916365387
US $17.95 CAN $25.50 TRADE
Paperback, 9 x 11 in. / 64 pgs / 27 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/02/1993 Out of stock

Alicja Kwade: In Aporie
Text by Minik Rosing, Marie Nipper, Arja Miller.

In Aporie is the first survey on the work of Polish-born, Berlin-based Alicja Kwade (born 1979), whose installations and sculptures that synthesize physics and art have made her one of the most acclaimed artists of her >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775745444
US $85.00 CAN $115.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 12.25 in. / 368 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 07/23/2019 In stock

Alphonse Mucha
Edited by Tomoko Sato.

Spanning the entirety of Alphonse Mucha’s prolific career, this handsome, affordable and concise overview examines the beloved artist’s oeuvre—from posters, jewelry, interior decoration, theater and product design to painting, book illustration, sculpture and photography—across six >>more

ISBN 9788857232430
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8.5 x 11 in. / 248 pgs / 256 color.
Pub Date: 02/27/2018 In stock

Archiprix International Moscow Russia 2013
Text by Henk van der Veen. This publication presents a representative selection of the best new projects submitted to Archiprix International, in the field of architecture, urban planning and landscape architecture. All submissions can be viewed on the accompanying DVD. >>more

nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789462080423
US $47.50 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
Pbk, 9.5 x 11.75 in. / 144 pgs / 850 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 In stock

Avant-garde and Propaganda
Foreword by Beatriz García Cossío, Oliva María Rubio. Text by Raquel Pelta Resano, Iveta Derkusova, Evgeny Dobrenko.

Housed in a printed slipcase, Avant-garde and Propaganda compiles a selection of publications—photobooks and magazines, along with other related documents—demonstrating the great flowering of typography, photomontage and photobooks in the Soviet Union in the period >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417769178
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Slip, pbk, 8 x 12.5 in. / 416 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 In stock

Exhibit Russia: The New International Decade 1986-1996
Edited by Kate Fowle, Ruth Addison. Preface by Dasha Zhukova. Introduction by Kate Fowle. Text by Viktor Misiano, Andrey Kovalev, Andrey Erofeev, Mary-Angela Schroth, et al. Contributions by Sasha Obukhova, Vika Dushkina, Andrey Misiano. Afterword by Sasha Obukhova. Exhibit Russia is the first publication to reveal how the Russian art scene connected to the rest of the world during the turbulent decade following the adoption of the economic reforms known as perestroika. Focusing >>more

Garage Museum of Contemporary Art
ISBN 9785905110528
US $34.95 CAN $45.95 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 380 pgs / 200 color / 100 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock

Greetings from the Barricades
By Tobie Mathew.

Amid the chaos and violence of the 1905 Revolution in Russia, the Tsar’s opponents printed and distributed vast quantities of picture postcards. Easy to share, hide and smuggle, postcards were a way to beat the >>more

Four Corners Books
ISBN 9781909829121
US $60.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.75 in. / 480 pgs / 160 color / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/19/2019 In stock

Monumental Propaganda
Artwork by Komar & Melamid. Contributions by Dore Ashton, Remo Guidieri, Andrei Bitov. Edited by Dore Ashton, and instigated by Komar & Melamid projects to salvage Russia's remaining monuments to totalitarianism, Monumental Propaganda mixes levity and seriousness, presenting 26 proposals by among others Arman, Ericson & Ziegler, Joseph >>more

Independent Curators International (ICI)
ISBN 9780916365424
US $20.00 CAN $27.95 TRADE
Paperback, 8.75 x 11 in. / 96 pgs / 75 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/1995 In stock

Moscow: Splendor of the Romanovs
By Brigitte de Montclos.

A lavishly illustrated survey of the Romanovs’ era which symbolizes almost three centuries of Russian artistic riches. “The Romanov dynasty reigned over Russia for three hundred years. Every sovereign was crowned in the cathedral of >>more

ISBN 9788857202563
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11 in. / 304 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 09/22/2009 In stock

Of Peace and War
Edited by John Bowlt.

A spotlight on Russian modern art through the masterpieces from the Jose Mar’a Casta–e collection, assembled during the last twenty years. The José Mar’a Casta–e collection of paintings, drawings, and prints constitutes a significant panorama >>more

ISBN 9788857219691
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.25 in. / 256 pgs / 142 color.
Pub Date: 03/11/2014 In stock

Revolution: Russian Art 1917–1932
Text by John Milner, Natalia Murray, Nick Murray, Masha Chlenova, Ian Christie, John E. Bowlt, Nicoletta Misler, Zelfira Tregulova, Faina Balakhovskaya, Evgenia Petrova, Christina Lodder.

One hundred years after the Russian Revolution, Revolution: Russian Art, 1917–1932 explores one of the most momentous periods in modern world history through its groundbreaking art. The October Revolution of 1917 ended centuries of Tsarist >>more

Royal Academy Publications
ISBN 9781910350430
US $39.95 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 320 pgs / 350 color.
Pub Date: 04/25/2017 In stock

Russia and the Arts
Text by Rosalind P. Blakesley, Tatiana L. Karpova. Russia and the Arts: The Age of Tolstoy and Tchaikovsky explores the history of Russian portraiture between 1867 and 1914, a time of great cultural vibrancy in the country and a golden age of the >>more

National Portrait Gallery
ISBN 9781855145375
US $45.00 CAN $60.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 11.5 in. / 176 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 In stock

Russian Avant-Garde
Edited with text by Irina Gorlova. Text by Tatyana Goryacheva, Alexander Lavrentiev.

Russian Avant-Garde showcases masterpieces by artists such as Alexander Rodchenko and Vladimir Tatlin alongside the work of a younger generation of artists.

In the 1930s the Russian avant-garde project was declared alien and harmful to the >>more

Silvana Editoriale
ISBN 9788836641710
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.5 in. / 200 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Socialist Realisms
By Matthew Bown, Matteo Lanfranconi.

The development of Soviet realist painting over fifty years through a selection of works from Russia’s leading museums. Socialist realism remains an exceptional phenomenon in twentieth-century art. By affirming the value of content over form >>more

ISBN 9788857213736
US $65.00 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11.5 in. / 280 pgs / 180 color.
Pub Date: 10/16/2012 In stock

Theatrum Orbis MMXVII
Text by Silvia Burini, Ekaterina Shcherbakova, Giuseppe Barbieri.

A complete account of the continually evolving Russian art scene, one of the liveliest in the world.

Theatrum Orbis Terrarum is the name of an atlas published by Abraham Ortelius in Antwerp in 1570, bundling together >>more

Marsilio Editori
ISBN 9788831728096
US $36.95 CAN $36.95 TRADE
Pbk, 9.8 x 7.8 in. / 208 pgs / 120 color / 19 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/20/2018 In stock



Avant-Garde in the Bloc
Edited by Gabriela Switek. Text by Alexander Alberro, Sabine Breitwieser, Rachel Haidu. Polish avant-garde artists Henryk Stazewski (1894-1988) and Edward Krasinski (1925-2004) shared a studio-apartment that they transformed into a kind of live-in laboratory. Avant-Garde in the Bloc is an intimate journey into the worlds and works >>more

JRP | Ringier
ISBN 9783037640944
US $35.00 CAN $47.50 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 528 pgs / 58 color / 131 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2010 Not available

Dream Factory Communism
Essays by Boris Groys, Oksana Bulgakova, Katya Djogot, Hans Günter, Annette Michelson, Alexander Morosov and Martina Weinhart Introduction by Max Hollein. The all-encompassing mass culture of today is not an invention of the late 20th century. Contrary to what might be assumed, given the capitalist under- and over-tones of contemporary mass media, our visual culture has >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775713283
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9 x 11 in. / 464 pgs / 144 color / 55 b&w
Pub Date: 12/02/2003 Not available

Gender Check
Preface by Edelbert Köbb, Rainer Fuchs, Agnieszka Morawinska. Text by Boris Marte, Christine Böhler, Bojana Pejic, et al. How were workers depicted on Socialist posters? How were male "heroes" portrayed in officially sanctioned art in Romania in the 1960s? How did female artists see themselves during the transition period after 1989? How do >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865607836
US $55.00 CAN $65.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 392 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 09/30/2010 Not available

Houghton Revisited: The Walpole Masterpieces from Catherine the Great's Hermitage
Contributions by Larissa Dukelskaya. In 1779 the family of Sir Robert Walpole, Britain's first prime minister, sold his remarkable art collection to Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia. More than two centuries later, these masterpieces, rarely seen outside Russia >>more

Royal Academy Publications
ISBN 9781907533501
US $65.00 CAN $75.00 TRADE
Cloth, 9 x 11 / 256 pgs / Illustrated throughout
Pub Date: 09/30/2013 Not available

Layers: Contemporary Collage From St.Petersburg Russia
Contributions by Alla Efimova, Victor Mazin, Olessya Tourkina. The exhibition that this catalogue documents brought together contemporary artists in St. Petersburg who are combining postmodernism with the traditional Russian art of the collage. >>more

Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, UMBC
ISBN 9780962456589
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.25 X 11.5 in. / 56 pgs / 10 color / 20 duotone
Pub Date: 07/02/1996 Not available

Layers: Contemporary Collage From St.Petersburg Russia
Contributions by Alla Efimova, Victor Mazin, Olessya Tourkina. The exhibition that this catalogue documents brought together contemporary artists in St. Petersburg who are combining postmodernism with the traditional Russian art of the collage. >>more

Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, UMBC
ISBN 9780962456589
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.25 X 11.5 in. / 56 pgs / 10 color / 20 duotone
Pub Date: 07/02/1996 Not available

Essays by James Billington, Lidia Iovleva, Robert Rosenblum, Mikhail Allenov, Alexander Borovsky, Alexander Kostenevich, Valerie Hillings, Evgenia Petrova and others. Building upon 20 years of groundbreaking exhibitions of Russian avant-garde art--including The Great Utopia: Russian and Soviet Art 1915-1932 (1992) and Kazimir Malevich: Suprematism (2003), among others--the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum presents this blockbuster show, >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892073290
US $75.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Clothbound, 9.25 x 10.5 in. / 464 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 10/15/2005 Not available

Russia! Catalogue Of The Exhibition
Russia!: Catalogue of the Exhibition, provides a thorough representation of Russian art from the twelfth century to today--including pieces from the world-class collections amassed by Russian tsars and merchants from the eighteenth through the twentieth >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892073313
US $24.95 CAN $27.50 TRADE
Paperback, 9.25 x 10.5 in. / 80 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 10/15/2005 Not available

Russia!: The Majesty Of The Tsars
Essay by Irina Bogrovnitskaya. The Majesty of the Tsars: Treasures from the Kremlin is the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum's companion exhibition to the major show Russia! at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. This dazzling exhibition focuses on Russia >>more

Guggenheim Museum Publications
ISBN 9780892073320
US $45.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hardcover, 9.25 x 10.5 in. / 220 pgs / 100 color.
Pub Date: 10/15/2005 Not available

Russian Art in Translation
Edited by Nicholas Herman, Elena Sorokina, Eugene Raikhel. Text by Martha Rosler, Yevgeniy Fiks, Dmitry Prigov, Svetlana Boym, Dmitri Gutov. Spanning generations and genres, from Sots Art and Necrorealism to neo-Marxist performance groups and emerging artists, this comprehensive catalogue presents a fresh look at contemporary Russian art. Russian Art in Translation showcases both new and >>more

Ante Projects
ISBN 9780979291906
US $25.00 CAN $30.00 TRADE
Paperback, 8.5 x 11 in. / 136 pgs / Full color.
Pub Date: 06/01/2007 Not available

Sound in Z: Experiments in Sound and Electronic Music in Early 20th-century Russia
Edited by David Rogerson, Matt Price. Foreword by Jeremy Deller. Text by Andrei Smirnov. Sound in Z supplies the astounding and long-lost chapter in the early story of electronic music: the Soviet experiment, a chapter that runs from 1917 to the late 1930s. Its heroes are Arseny Avraamov, inventor >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783865607065
US $38.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.25 x 9 in. / 279 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2013 Not available


the art world's source for books on art & culture


212 627 1999
M-F 9-5 EST


800 338 2665



Showroom by Appointment Only
75 Broad Street, Suite 630
New York NY 10004
Tel   212 627 1999

Showroom by Appointment Only
818 S. Broadway, Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Tel. 323 969 8985

D.A.P. | Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.

All site content Copyright C 2000-2017 by Distributed Art Publishers, Inc. and the respective publishers, authors, artists. For reproduction permissions, contact the copyright holders.


The D.A.P. Catalog