Gallery Talk by Karen Kettering: "Darker Shades of Red: Socialist Realism and Official Soviet Propaganda from the Cold War Era"

12/01/2008

Contributed by Cheryl Kramer

The Handwerker Gallery is pleased to announce that Karen Kettering, vice president and specialist of Russian works of art at Sotheby's New York, will deliver a talk entitled "Darker Shades of Red: Socialist Realism and Official Soviet Propaganda from the Cold War Era" at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 3.

Kettring's talk is in conjunction with the current Handwerker exhibition, "Darker Shades of Red: Official Soviet Propaganda from the Cold War," which examines Cold War Communist beliefs and offers an unique snapshot of life in a totalitarian society.

This event is cosponsored by the Department of History and the Department of Art History. For further information, please contact Genevieve Kocienda, Handwerker Gallery outreach coordinator, at [mailto:gkocienda@ithaca.edu].

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