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Posted by  c on December 09, 2003 at 03:07:45:

In Reply to:  Modernism & Repression posted by Stefan Trebicki on December 08, 2003 at 16:05:26:

What do you mean 'used as a tool for repression' ? that they repressed modernism or that they espoused it in order to repress other schools of thought? I was under the impression that they were rather anti-modern, and that it was a more neoclassicism that they promoted -( though this is mostly russia i'm thinking of- and could be wrong anyway). For instance, didn't corbusier submit an entry for the soveit palace that lost to something along the lines of a weddingcake w/lenin ontop?
Though at the same time i guesse you can't call soviet block housing neoclassical... sorry can't help you too much , but it is an interesting topic, best of luck. Though i do think a book came out on Mies in Berlin and the rather delicate position he was in at the time... if that'll help at all...
-c

 
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