December 6, 2022

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Normal Admission Ticket: $15 Users & College students: Free

This speak will study the radically revolutionary design and style of children’s textbooks that created in the fledgling Soviet point out concerning 1918 and 1932. Integrating textual content and impression, these textbooks portrayed the lifestyle of everyday people in a dynamic modernist graphic language that sought to encourage younger minds to choose an energetic portion in constructing a new society. Beginning in the 1920s, Soviet children’s publications ended up regularly demonstrated in Europe, inspiring quite a few revolutionary artists, like Bruno Munari.

Masha Chlenova, PhD, is an artwork historian and curator based in New York City. She held curatorial positions at the Guggenheim Museum, The Museum of Modern-day Artwork, and Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam. She has published broadly on Soviet and European avant-garde, which includes in the journal Oct, in edited textbooks, and in exhibition catalogs published by the Guggenheim Museum, MoMA, Tate Modern day, Royal Academy of Arts, Centre Pompidou and Muzeum Sztuki. Between the exhibitions she organized in New York was Russian Revolution: A Contested Legacy, held at the Worldwide Print Centre NY in 2017. Most lately she curated a significant exhibition entitled Encounters: Russian and Soviet Artwork Throughout the Borders, 1910-1990 for the Muchmuseet in Oslo. Scheduled to open up in February 2023, this exhibition became unthinkable following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Chlenova teaches artwork historical past at Eugene Lang School of Liberal Arts at The New University.

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