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Where is My Home?

The Art and Life of the Russian-Jewish Sculptor Mark Antokolskii, 1843-1902

by Musya Glants

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Where Is My Home?: The Art and Life of the Russian-Jewish Sculptor Mark Antokolskii, 1843–1902 is the first full-length study in English of the art and life of Mark Antokolskii, the widely recognized Russian and European sculptor of the late 19th century. An originator of novel trends in sculpture in its transition to modernism, Antokolskii was the first artist of Jewish origin to attend the Academy of Art in St. Petersburg and to become an honorable member of the Russian and Western intellectual milieu. Participating in many International World Exhibitions, he received numerous awards, including the Legion d'Honneur (1878, Paris). Antokolskii was a member of many European academies of art, and his works are in museums and private collectionsworldwide. Where Is My Home? focuses on Antokolski's artistic uniqueness and his fate as a Jewish intellectual who belongs to distinct cultures. Musya Glants pays particular attention to Antokolski's constant struggle between his...

Publication Details

Publisher:
Lexington Books
Imprint:
Lexington Books
Publication Date:
2010

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Musya Glants (Author)

Musya Glants is a fellow in the Davis Center for Russian Studies at

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