Process and Artistry in the Soviet Vanguard
August 30, 2011 – January 22, 2012
Gustav Klucis, Long Live Red Army of Workers and Peasants – Faithful Guard of Soviet Borders!, 1935. Poster. Ne boltai! Collection. © 2011 Estate of Gustav Klutsis / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
This intimate exhibition offers a rare glimpse at the experimental creative processes that generated iconic Soviet propaganda in the 1920s and 1930s.
Featuring works by Gustav Klucis and Valentina Kulagina, it traces classic compositions from preparatory drawings and collage studies to approved designs to posters and other mass-produced print material.
The SOVIET ART EXPERIENCE
Join an array of Chicago arts institutions for The Soviet Arts Experience, a city-wide showcase exploring the art and culture of the Soviet Union.