Documentary film screening "The Russian Concept: Reflections on Russian Non-Conformist Art"
Tue, April 20, 2010 • 7:00 PM • Geography Building, GRG 102
The Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies presents:
The Russian Concept: Reflections on
Russian Non-Conformist Art
This documentary explores non-conformist Russian art and features several Russian artists whose works are considered great masterpieces and classic examples of world conceptual art. Among interviewed artists is V. Komar, A. Kosolapov, O. Vasiliev, V. Bahkchanyan, L. Sokov and others. Film includes as well a few interviews with American and Russian art critics and contains works of more than 60 non-conformist artists from The Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University and private collections. It also tells the story of art collector Norton Dodge whose efforts have resulted in the largest collection of Russian-Soviet non-conformist art in the world located in the US.