The Role of I. V. Stalin in the History of Architecture

Alexander Rappaport
The critique of "constructivism" and implementation of "stalinist empire" style in the USSR is regarded as a general trend in the course of revolutionary shift to modern mass society in the West culture, producing "kitch" as a hybrid of aristocratic and popular taste in urban environment. This turbulent process produces a total relativity of moral and artistic values, tastes and the concepts of style. The idea of truth and beauty becomes conventional. The future of postmodernist kitch is still
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doi:10.7480/projectbaikal.47-48.1010 fatcat:yhlssvx4mjfrpox7p2stkjyj54