Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

AH 334 - Soviet and Post-Soviet Art


Explores the role of art, images, and visual culture in Russia from the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution to the present. Themes include iconoclasm and conservation, elite and popular culture, the cult of the machine and the new man/woman, the place of individuals in the collective, nationalism and internationalism, power and dissent, art’s official/non-official status, nostalgia, the resumption of free expression, and the capitalist art market in the Russian Federation today. (Offered spring semester, alternate years.) 3 credits