Sots Art. 1986; 60 pages; paperback; 43 b/w, 5 color illustrations. Presents the work of contemporary Russian artists using iconography of official social realism to create a new visual language of irony and parody. Essays by John E. Bowlt and Margarita Tupitsyn. Foreword by Marcia Tucker. Artists: Eric Bulatov, Kazimir Passion Group, Vitaly Komar and Alexander Melamid, Alexander Kosolapov, Leonid Lamm, and Leonid Sokov. Guest-curated by Margarita Tupitsyn. Exhibition Catalogue. 10 in. x 10 in.
Funding: Dr. Norton Dodge, St. Mary’s college in Maryland and Director of the Contemporary Russian Art Center of America