Federica Rossi, Naum Kleiman, Gerhard Wolf. A collaboration of the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz - Max-Planck-Institut with the State Institute of Art Studies, Moscow
International Conference on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the October Revolution in 1917.
The Russian Revolution in October of 1917 marked a dramatic break with the past; after the Revolution the need to reorganize the country's very concept of culture, demolishing old symbols to create new ones, made the relationship between past and future especially fraught and particularly signiﬁ cant to the era. these were years in which a new space – urban and rural, real and imaginary – wa