The thing that struck me about a wonderful recent catalog for an exhibition of Russian Futurist art, In Search Of 0,10: The Last Exhibition of Futurist Painting (Foundation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland), edited by Matthew Drutt, is just how young the now-legendary pioneers of early 20th century Avant Garde art really were (and how many of them died early, too) when they exhibited on Dec. 19, 1915, in Petrograd, not far from the Russian Tsar and his family’s Winter Palace. They averaged in the mid-20s and made an impact decades, indeed a century, after this show.
From the website: “To mark the centenary of 0,10, after many years of research the Fondation Beyeler is organizing an exhibition that for the first time reunites most of the works still surviving today from the original show, complemented by others dating from the same epoch. … The guest curator is Matthew Drutt.”
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