News from a Radiant Future: Soviet Porcelain from the Collection of Craig H. and Kay A. Tuber
In a 1925 article on the post-Revolutionary production of the State Porcelain Factory in Leningrad, the ceramic artist Elena Danko described the factory's wares as "news from a radiant future." This volume is a catalogue of the Art Institute of Chicago's 1992 exhibit of Soviet porcelain from the collection of Craig and Kay Tuber. The essays included in News from a Radiant Future discuss the relationship between Bolshevik propaganda and the state porcelain factory, as well as the larger tradition of Russian imperial ceramics. They also consider porcelain's connection to the Russian folk heritage and specifically to the October Revolution.
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Soviet Propaganda Porcelain and the Tradition
Soviet Propaganda Porcelain and the Russian Folk Heritage
Biographies of State Porcelain Factory Designers
Craig H Tuber
Adamovich Plate agit-porcelain Aleksandra Shchekotikhina Andreeva Art Institute Art into Production artists Bolshevik border century ceramics Chashnik Chekhonin Plate Christie's Cup and saucer Dan'ko decorative arts Diam early Soviet exhibition Factory mark dated factory painter factory's farfor Fedorovich Vil'de Plate FIGURE Filippov floral Gollerbakh Guerman Gur'ev Service Gzhel hammer and sickle Hillwood Museum icons illustrated or discussed images Imperial Porcelain Factory industrial inscription iskusstva Ivan Bilibin Kazimir Malevich Kobyletskaia Lansere Lenin Leningrad Lobanov-Rostovsky mark dated 1921 mark of Alexander mark of Nicholas Mikhail Adamovich Mir iskusstva Moscow motifs Narkompros Nicholas II dated Nikolai NUMBER objects are illustrated Obliterated mark October Revolution painted Paris peasant Petrograd Plate called Porcelain Factory mark posters Propaganda Porcelain Red Army red star Revolutionary Rudol'f Fedorovich Vil'de Saint Petersburg Sergei Chekhonin Similar objects slogans Soviet porcelain Studies style Suetin Suprematism Suprematist Timorev Tolstoi traditional tsars Underside Vaulin Vladimir workers zavod