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Forming Citizens for a New Era: Soviet Children’s Books and their Reception in Europe

Forming Citizens for a New Era: Soviet Children’s Books and their Reception in Europe

December 6, 2022

06:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Typical Admission Ticket: $15 Users & Pupils: Totally free

This communicate will look at the radically impressive design of children’s publications that made in the fledgling Soviet condition between 1918 and 1932. Integrating text and picture, these guides portrayed the life of regular people in a dynamic modernist graphic language that sought to encourage youthful minds to acquire an active part in making a new society. Starting off in the 1920s, Soviet children’s textbooks have been consistently revealed in Europe, inspiring several impressive artists, which includes Bruno Munari.

Masha Chlenova, PhD, is an artwork historian and curator primarily 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 printed broadly on Soviet and European avant-garde, which include in the journal Oct, in edited textbooks, and in exhibition catalogs released by the Guggenheim Museum, MoMA, Tate Modern day, Royal Academy of Arts, Centre Pompidou and Muzeum Sztuki. Among the exhibitions she structured in New York was Russian Revolution: A Contested Legacy, held at the Intercontinental Print Centre NY in 2017. Most not long ago she curated a significant exhibition entitled Encounters: Russian and Soviet Artwork Across the Borders, 1910-1990 for the Muchmuseet in Oslo. Scheduled to open in February 2023, this exhibition turned unthinkable next Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Chlenova teaches artwork record at Eugene Lang Faculty of Liberal Arts at The New University.

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