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Contemporary paintings of Russian-American artist and designer Alexander Gassel. Blending the avant-garde with traditional Russian iconography, combining ancient symbols with contemporary subjects, Gassel creates surrealist works that reflect his cultural heritage alongside his experience of life in America.
Ballet was part of the high drama of the “culture wars,” as the US and USSR jockeyed for position during the Cold War.
Beyond missiles, bombs and politics, the Cold War was a war of the mind. But as two great powers struggled for the ultimate victory, how were the sciences of the mind deployed, and what were the psychological costs?
The first exhibition in more than 50 years of a lost masterpiece, an extraordinary set of Orthodox liturgical implements made in 1877 as part of the imperial dowry of Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna Romanova (1853-1920).
An exhibition of mosaic icons created in the tradition of Byzantine masters will be at the Sheen Center for Culture and Thought. Fashioned from tiny bits of glass that fit together to bring forth a divine image, the icons are created by Oksana Prokopenko.
The exhibition From Non-Conformism to Feminisms: Russian Women Artists from the Kolodzei Art Foundation is a selection from the Kolodzei Collection of Russian and Eastern European Art, covering three generations of artists, from the 1960’s to the present.
Garen Bedrossian’s paintings and sculptures question the relationship of humans and their environment. In a fascinating project, the artist partnered with honey bee colonies, a highly organized and efficient society, to create unique works of art.
This exhibition presents works by Russian avant-garde artists and symbolist poets and explores the ways in which Russian modernists engaged with and reflected on themes of war, violence and destruction during World War I.