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Russian experts publish first encyclopedias of its avant-garde

After twelve years of research and writing, leading experts in the avant-garde movement, Andrey Sarabyanov and Vasily Rakitin, have published the first two-of-three encyclopedias on the period. 

With help from almost 170 art experts, museums, archives, collectors and galleries, the first two volumes cover more than 600 biographies of artists and cultural figures important to the avant-garde period, spanning all aspects of art including, painting, graphics, photography, sculpture, architecture and theatre.  The third volume, which is still in the works, will be about theory and history, exhibitions disputes and other aspects of the period.


About Alyssa T. Rehs

Alyssa Rehs is a fourth generation Art Dealer at her family owned art galleries, Rehs Galleries, Inc. and Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc., New York City, New York. She received an Art History degree from the University of Rhode Island in 2012 as well as interned at Christie’s Auction House, New York City. Using her art historian degree, gallery experience, and a summer spent working at the auction house, she has a well rounded understanding of the art market. Alyssa appreciates the market from multiple standpoints; art lover, art buyer and art seller!


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