7/05/2017 Claire R. Collison

Onward with the Revolution: Late Soviet-era Posters

Sept 6 – Dec 8

Onward with the Revolution: Late Soviet-era Posters

GIBSON GALLERY

Onward with the Revolution: Late Soviet-era Posters is an exhibition from the permanent collection of the Phillips Museum of Art. F&M professors Jon Stone and Nina Bond selected 18 posters to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Russian revolution (November 7, 1917). Over the course of the fall semester, Russian Studies students will research the posters. This collective scholarship will provide intellectual content for the exhibition, for the permanent collection, and for the publication of a catalog to be released at the end of the semester.

Film screening: The End of St. Petersburg (1927, dir. Vsevold Pudovkin), Oct 25 at 6 p.m., Gibson Gallery

Women Poets and the Age of Revolution: A staged reading (in English) of the works of Anna Akhmatova, Zinaida Gippius and Marina Tsvetaeva, three prominent early 20th century poets, Nov 7 at 5 p.m., Gibson Gallery

Closing reception and exhibition catalog launch, Dec 5 at 5 p.m., Gibson Gallery

 

Image: V. Victorov (Russian, 1909-1981), Forward to the victory of communism!, Ink on paper, 1974 Phillips Museum of Art Collection

 

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