You have 0 items in your shopping cart

Total

EKM E-pood

IV B. Addenda to Soviet-era art history 3 Symmetrical Worlds – Mirrored Symmetries: Ülo Sooster, Juri Sobolev, Tõnis Vint and Raul Meel

12.00

- + pc
ADD TO CART

BACK

The book accompanies the exhibition of the same name at Kumu Art Museum (03.03.–11.06.2017) and is the third book from the “Addenda to Soviet-era art history” series. The series is accompanied by exhibitions in the B-wing of the fourth floor of the Kumu Art Museum that offer insight into Soviet-era Estonian art. Among other things, the focus lies on specific topics and phenomena that have received relatively little coverage in art historiography and deserve new approaches.

This book deals with art contacts between Moscow and Tallinn from the 1960s to the 1980s. It focusses on the most significant representatives of the Moscow–Tallinn art axis and the most innovative aspects of their art: the publishing of popular scientific material, which was quite a phenomenon in Soviet times, and the use of specific audio-visual solutions. The framework for the discourse is formed by the way the “visual turn” brought about by 20th-century photography, cinema, television and other new media is understood today. The interdisciplinary and quotation-rich language of imagery used by the Moscow–Tallinn circle of artists has been described as a system of conscious visual juxtapositions and searches.

For contributions to the exhibition and the book, the Kumu Art Museum is grateful to the Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA) and to Galina Metelitchenko, the curator of Yuri Sobolev’s archive. Good partners in this project have also been the State Tretyakov Gallery, the State Central Cinema Museum, the Cultural Foundation Ekaterina, the Russian State University of the Humanities, the Zarya Centre for Contemporary Art, the Tartu Art Museum, the Museum of Estonian Architecture, the Estonian Theatre and Music Museum, and the Estonian National Library. The museum would also like to thank Tõnis and Eva Vint, Raul Meel, Tenno-Pent Sooster, Vladimir Tarasov, Mikhail Alshibaya, Victoria Mochalova, Ben Hellman and Igor Makarevich for making their parts of this valuable visual heritage available.

Edited by Elnara Taidre

Selection of reproductions by Anna Romanova

Texts by Anna Romanova and Eha Komissarov

Designed by Tuuli Aule

256 pp.

In Estonian, English and Russian, illustrated

Published by the Art Museum of Estonia – Kumu Art Museum

Tallinn 2017

ISSN 2382-8048

ISBN 978-9949-485-65-9

ORDER DELIVERY

The customer picks up the package

Kumu shop:                1 May to 30 September          Tue-Sun 11 am to 6 pm

                                   1 October to 30 April             Wed-Sun 11 am to 6 pm

Niguliste shop:                                                          Wed-Sun 10 am to 5 pm

After the order has arrived at the shop, the customer will be sent a notification e-mail in one to three workdays.

In the case of reproductions, the ordered work will arrive at the shop in up to seven calendar days (except for special orders, for which the completion time and a suitable method of delivery will be agreed upon separately with the customer).

Omniva parcel machine

Choose the most suitable parcel machine and your package will be delivered there within one to three workdays from the order confirmation. Once the parcel has arrived at the machine, the receiver will get a message by mobile phone and e-mail with the door code, which needs to be entered to open the door of the parcel locker. A parcel is kept in the locker for seven days.

In the case of reproductions, the time of delivery to the parcel machine is up to seven calendar days (except for special orders, for which the completion time and a suitable method of delivery will be agreed upon separately with the customer).

Omniva courier

The courier brings the ordered product(s) to the address specified by the customer within 48 hours from the sending of the order confirmation to the customer’s e-mail address (excluding reproductions). If the order is submitted over the weekend (from Friday noon to Sunday midnight) or on a public holiday, the 48-hour deadline begins at 9 am on the first day following the weekend or public holiday.

In the case of reproductions, the time of delivery is up to seven calendar days (except for special orders, for which the completion time and a suitable method of delivery will be agreed upon separately with the customer).

In the case of courier delivery, the courier agrees with the customer on a suitable time for delivering the parcel. Delivery to a business customer will be without a prior call and to the address shown on the parcel. Keep the bar code on the package for the 14-day return period as this is the basis for returning the package to the nearest post office within the specified return period.

International parcel

The online store of the Art Museum of Estonia lets you order products from abroad. Please choose a destination from the list of countries. If the desired country is not in the list, please contact us via the e-mail address pood@ekm.ee. Depending on the country, the parcel should arrive in seven to 30 workdays.

Returning an ordered reproduction

Ordered reproductions cannot be returned as they are made based on the customer’s special wishes. In the case of complaints and questions, please send an e-mail to the e-mail address pood@ekm.ee.