Created during the Russian avant-garde movement
The Russian Avant-Garde Chess Set was created during this exciting and transformative period, as a symbol of the movement’s ideals and a celebration of its artistic innovations. Rooted in the revolutionary spirit of the time, when artists and designers sought to break with the traditional forms and styles of the past, and to create new and bold expressions of creativity.
Bold and innovative approach to art
The movement is characterized by its bold and innovative approach to art, design and architecture, had a profound impact on the cultural landscape of Russia and the world at large. The design continues to inspire and influence contemporary artists and designers.
Geometric shapes and abstract forms
- The Russian Avant-Garde Chess set emphasizes geometric shapes and abstract forms, which are inspired by the clean lines and sleek designs of the modernist movement.
- The pieces are typically made of metal, with a minimalist design that emphasizes form and function over ornamentation.
- The pawns are typically represented by simple geometric shapes, while the more important pieces, such as the queen, bishop and knight, are depicted as more elaborate and abstract forms.