Steve Edwards provides an introduction to this study day on Soviet Constructivism by asking what it means to look from the Left.
Steve Edwards teaches Art History at the Open University. His publications include: Art and Its Histories: a Reader (Yale University Press, 1999); and The Art of the Avant-Gardes, co-edited with Paul Wood (Yale University Press, 2004). His most recent publications include: The Making of English Photography, Allegories (Penn State University Press, 2006) and Photography: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2006). He is also a member of the editorial collective for The Oxford Art Journal.