The Soviet Social Realism of Geli Korzhev

“Raising the Banner: The Art of Geli Korzhev,” The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis, MN. Through Jan. 5. Marianne Combs of Minnesota Public Radio reports: “Geli Korzhev’s most critically acclaimed work was painted in the ’50s and ’60s, at the end of Stalin’s reign. As a socialist realist painter, his art was supposed to glorify … read more… “The Soviet Social Realism of Geli Korzhev”

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Schjeldahl visits Frida

“Frida Kahlo,” curated by Hayden Herrera and Elizabeth Carpenter. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN. Through Jan. 20. Scheduled tour: Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, February 20 – May 18; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, June 14 – September 28, 2008. In The New Yorker, Peter Schjeldahl reports that Kahlo’s paintings … read more… “Schjeldahl visits Frida”

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