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East Meets West: Russian Art at the Turn of the Century

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop

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The Loop, Downtown/Loop
112 S Michigan Ave
Btwn E Monroe & E Adams Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60603
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Building and room: MacLean 619
Course number 2447
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Nika Levando

What you'll learn in this art history class:

The title of this course, East Meets West, signals a thematic tension that continues to prevail across both political and artistic landscapes between Russia and the West. In this course, we will explore art produced by Russian artists at the turn of the 20th century, and discuss how their artistic production was either parallel or perpendicular to the practices of their European counterparts. In particular, we will discuss and question the themes of patriotism, nationalism, and propaganda that still permeate post-Soviet era artistic practice today. Readings will vary but will typically include text and selections from Amazons of the Avant Garde by Bowlt and Drutt, Modernism and the Spiritual in Russian Art: New Perspectives by Hardiman, and catalogues by Yevgeniya Petrova from the St. Petersburg State Hermitage Museum. Some of the artists we will study in this course will include Natalia Goncharova, Alexander Rodchenko, Kazimir Malevich, Lyobov Popova, and Vladimir Tatlin, among others. We will briefly touch upon European artists of the same period, as reference material to drive discussions around the theme of East versus West. A leader in educating artists, designers, and scholars since 1866, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) offers nationally accredited degree programs as well as Continuing Studies programs for adults and children, ages 4-18. Considered one of the most influential art and design schools in the world, SAIC has continuing studies programs available to all skill levels. Students develop their creative and critical abilities while working with renowned faculty, utilizing state-of-the-art resources, and visiting the breath-taking galleries at the Art Institute of Chicago

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