• SHARE

MODERNISM IN THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST AND JAPAN: 1918-1928, edited by Toshiharu Omuka, Kyoji Takizawa, Yoshiko Tachibana and Tsutomu Mizusawa. The Tokyo Shimbun, 2002, 254 pp., trilingual (Japanese/English/Russian), profusely illustrated, 2,500 yen (paper)

In the autumn of 1920, two Russian artists arrived in Japan. They were David Burliuk and Viktor Palmov, carrying with them some 400 pieces of modernist art. Calling themselves “Fathers of Russian Futurism,” they had escaped the various confusions of war and revolution and, encouraged by the Tokyo Nichinichi Shimbun, arrived for a series of exhibitions in Japan.

Unable to view this article?

This could be due to a conflict with your ad-blocking or security software.

Please add japantimes.co.jp and piano.io to your list of allowed sites.

If this does not resolve the issue or you are unable to add the domains to your allowlist, please see out this support page.

We humbly apologize for the inconvenience.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW