The Lost Vanguard: Soviet Modernist Architecture, 1922-32

, Shabolovka Radio Tower, Moscow, Russia. Vladimir Shukhov, 1922. Photograph © 2007.

The Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts will be hosting an exhibition on Russian Modernist Architecture starting October 11 through February 16, 2013. Featuring a wealth of rarely published material on architecture that spanned the empire of the Soviet Union, the 80+ large-scale photographs – documented by British photographer Richard Pare – provide unique insight into the movements of the Soviet revolutionary period.  More photos and information after the break.

Richard Pare, Melnikov House, Moscow, Russia. Konstantin Melnikov, 1927-31. Photograph © Richard Pare 2007.

The exhibition will be located throughout three floors of the ’s Madlener House – located at 4 West Burton Place, Chicago, Illinois.  Gallery hours will take place from Wednesday to Saturday 11am to 5pm and entry fees are free.  The opening night on October 11, 6-8pm will feature a brief talk by Richard Pare followed by an opening reception.

For more information visit the Graham Foundation website.

Cite: Winstanley, Tim. "The Lost Vanguard: Soviet Modernist Architecture, 1922-32" 06 Oct 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 26 May 2015. <>