In her talk Christina Kiaer will address broad methodological problems of studying Socialist Realism within contemporary art historical scholarship through a specific lens, examining a handful of key women artists of the 1930s: Ekaterina Zernova, Olga Ianovskaia, Maria Bri-Bein and Valentina Kulagina, as well as the main heroine here – Riga-born Soviet sculptor Vera Mukhina. The talk will be preceded by a commentary from art historian Alise Tīfentāle. The event starts at 6 p.m.
Thematic division: Thirst for the Ocean
Begins : 12.06.2014 15:00
Ends: 12.06.2014 17:00
- Conference Hall of the Art Museum Riga Bourse (Doma laukums 6)
Form of event:
- Discussion / Lecture
Category of event:
- Visual arts
Audience of event:
The “kim?” contemporary art centre’s project “Waiting for... (Archaeology of an Idea)” brings to Riga professionals from various disciplines – curators, philosophers, authors, artists and musicians – whose mission is to research, inspire, and interact with the local cultural environment. These thinkers’ visits to Riga may take different forms: visits associated with art research, presentations of specific theoretical principles, performances, exhibitions and others.
Web address: http://riga2014.org/gaidot_kim