Art and the Russian revolution

Submitted by Chris on 29 December, 2010 - 6:06 Author: Rachel Lever

Most interested Westerners hold the idea that art is 'free', a metter for the artist expressing him or herself without restrictions. The notion that art should be 'used' for ideological purposes is presented in the media as a perversion practised mainly by Stalinists.

A five part article, written in 1966/7(and republished in 1989) focuses on the role of art in the Russian revolution and working-class culture.

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