1. Research Library

        In the Shadow of Yalta: Art and the Avant-Garde in Eastern Europe

        Piotr Piotrowski

        London: Reaktion Books 2009

        ISBN 9781861894380

      1. A comprehensive study of art and cultural production in the Eastern bloc from the end of WWII to 1989, with a focus on avant-garde and neo-avant-garde practices. See in particular the book’s epilogue, which considers the end of communism and how it changed art production in the East. This chronicle is significant as a counter-history to the dominant western account of Cold War art history. Author is a FW research advisor.