Design for the Decoration of Uritsky Square in Petrograd on the First Anniversary of the October Revolution
Образец подноса (мастер-исполнитель – Софья Шульман). 1924–1925
- Plywood, oil. 60,5 x 84,1 х 1
Пост. в 1925 после Международной выставки декоративного искусства и современной художественной промышленности, Париж
Nathan Altman was commissioned to design the festive decorations for Uritsky (Palace) Square. The artist set himself the task of altering the entire outward appearance of the square, contrasting the beauty of the victorious people to the beauty of Imperial Russia. According to the principle of contrast, the angular, uneasy and brightly painted planes of the building the artist covered in red constructions, which served as a background for all of Petrograd s holiday decorations.