Ekaterina Andreeva
Everything and Nothing: Symbolic Figures in the Art of the Second half of the Twentieth century


The book is an analytical history of the key points in the development of modern art. Based on a series of lectures given in the early 2000s, the book includes a comparative description and analysis of the works of Western (J. Pollock, Andy Warhol, Yves Klein) and Russian, in particular, St. Petersburg (K. Malevich, V. Sterligov, E. Mikhnov-Voitenko, Timur Novikov) artists. Their biographies, histories of art movements and new technologies are the main subject of the study. The book is intended for readers interested in the history, theory and philosophy of modern culture. Ekaterina Andreeva is an art historian, curator, and art critic. Russian and foreign art specialist of the XX-XXI centuries, Ph.D in Art History, Doctor of Philosophy, leading researcher of the Department of the Latest Trends of the State Russian Museum.

ISBN 978-5-89059-365-8