Experiment No. 3

RAKhN

The third number of Experiment (fall, 2003) is devoted to the activities of the Russian (State) Academy of Artistic Sciences (RAKhN or GAKhN). RAKhN was one of the most important "think tanks" of early Soviet culture and attracted outstanding literary, artistic, and musical practitioners -- from Alexei Sidorov to Nikolai Tarabukin, from Alexander Gabrichevsky to Alexander Larionov, from Vasilii Kandinsky to Gustav Shpet. This volume of Experiment, guest curated by Nicoletta Misler, contains much new textual and illustrative material, including extensive archival sources on Kandinsky, Petr Kogan, and Vasilii Zubov. The table of contents is as follows: