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An Introduction To The Brotherhood Of Free Culture And The Cultural Center Of Pushkinskaya Ten, Joseph C. Troncale Jan 2002

An Introduction To The Brotherhood Of Free Culture And The Cultural Center Of Pushkinskaya Ten, Joseph C. Troncale

Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Faculty Publications

The exhibition, The Brotherhood of Free Culture: Recent Art From St. Petersburg, Russia represents a significant moment in the history of exhibitions of Russian nonconformism in painting. Like all Russian nonconformist art, this exhibition and these artists trace their roots back directly to 1863 and to the tradition of "unofficial" art, which, one might say, began with the refusal of those fourteen artists to remain under the yoke of the academy. The bold move of those young artists in the nineteenth century precipitated the formation of a more permanent group of painters into the Brotherhood of Traveling Art Exhibitions, or ...


The Brotherhood Of Free Culture: Recent Art From St. Petersburg, Russia, Joseph C. Troncale, Richard Waller Jan 2002

The Brotherhood Of Free Culture: Recent Art From St. Petersburg, Russia, Joseph C. Troncale, Richard Waller

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The Brotherhood of Free Culture: Recent Art from St. Petersburg, Russia

Marsh Art Gallery, University of Richmond Museums, VA

October 11 to December 15, 2002.

We are pleased to present this exhibition of recent art from St. Petersburg, Russia, created by artists from Pushkinskaya 10. Known as the Brotherhood of Free Culture, the society was formed in 1989 as a cultural center to promote nonconformist art (often referred to as underground art during the Soviet period) in contemporary Russia. In addition to organizing exhibitions and providing performance, museum , and gallery spaces, Pushkinskaya 10 offers studio space to forty performing and ...