Art and Protest in Putin's Russia by Lena Jonson PDF

By Lena Jonson

ISBN-10: 1138844950

ISBN-13: 9781138844957

The Pussy revolt protest, and the following heavy passed remedy of the protestors, grabbed the headlines, yet this was once no longer an remoted example of paintings being notably serious of the regime. As this e-book, in keeping with large unique learn, exhibits, there was progressively rising over contemporary a long time an important counter-culture within the paintings international which satirises and ridicules the regime and the values it represents, while affirming, via artwork, replacement values. The publication lines the improvement of paintings and protest in fresh many years, discusses how paintings of this type engages in political and social protest, and offers many illustrations as examples of paintings as protest. The booklet concludes by means of discussing how very important artwork has been in facilitating new social values and in prompting political protests.

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8 Keith A. Roberts (1978) refers to the fundamental difference between a counterculture and a subculture. Counterculture rejects the norms and values that unite the dominant culture while the latter finds ways of affirming the national culture and the fundamental value orientation of the dominant society. 9 Cushman (1995: 7–8) makes a distinction between ‘counterculture’ and ‘alternative culture’, where the latter, although different from the dominant culture or norm, presents no challenge. This distinction can, however, sometimes be difficult to make.

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