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Postcard, photograph courtesy of "Ne Boltai!" Collection

Postcard, photograph courtesy of "Ne Boltai!" Collection

Events - Talks

Art Under Communism

Audio Archived Online

17 Mar 2010

During the period 1917 to 1945 artists, and subsequently the state, attempted to define the political role of art. Dr Mike O’Mahony of the History of Art Department at the University of Bristol traces this fascinating trajectory through the rise and fall of the Soviet avant-garde to the emergence of Socialist Realism - “intrinsically an art of the past, present and future.”

The Space, 7pm - 8.30pm

Evening Class of the Eastern Bloc
This event is part of four weeks of free educational classes on the history, art, culture and economy of the former Soviet sphere of influence.


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