Early Soviet avant garde: The art that Stalin hated


A collection of structures and art driven by the utopian ideals of the nascent Soviet Socialist state has gone on display at the Royal Academy of Arts in London.

The Russian revolutionary avant garde movement was radical but it was also brief - Stalin hated it and most of its works were confined to obscurity in the USSR until the fall of communism.

Alexander Kan reports on Building the Revolution: Soviet Art and Architecture 1915-1935.

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