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Highgate Gallery - Gallery Talk: "The Post War Avant-Garde in Soviet Russia" with Dr Elizaveta Butakova Kilgarriff

  • Sunday 5 February at 5:30pm
Dr Elizaveta Butakova Kilgarriff, visiting lecturer at the Courtauld Institute, will talk about Socialist Realism. John Barkes, curator of Highgate Gallery’s current exhibition PAINTINGS FROM SOVIET RUSSIA 1950-1980, will share the platform giving his insights into the Soviet art education system.

Dr Kilgarriff is an academic focussing on the Russian post-war  avant-garde.  In 2015 she completed her thesis entitled ‘A-Ya Magazine: Soviet unofficial art between Moscow, Paris and New York, 1976-1986’ at the Courtauld Institute of Art.  Based on this research, in 2014, she curated the exhibition ‘Paper Museums: Moscow Conceptualism in Transit’ at the John Hansard Gallery, Southampton. She has been a visiting lecturer at the Courtauld, UCL and the Ruskin.  In 2016, she co-taught the MA ‘Global Conceptualisms’ at the Courtauld Institute.

Admission £10 (HLSI members £5) on the door. 

To reserve your place please eMail admin@hlsi.net or telephone 020 8340 3343. 

11 South Grove, Highgate N6 6BS

Exhibition open Sun 11am-5pm.  

Highgate Gallery

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