Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Cancelled: "The Defense of Abstract Painting in Moscow, after The Thaw" presented by Jane Ashton Sharp, Rutgers University

Mon, February 8, 2010 | GAR 4.100

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Please note: This workshop and other events associated with Jane Sharp's visit have been cancelled. Thank you to all signed-up to participate. If it is decided to re-schedule at a later date, we will announce it on the web site. Thank you for your understanding.

A workshop presented by Dr. Jane Ashton Sharp, Associate Professor, Rutgers University.

Open to the public. RSVP required. To reserve your lunch and receive a copy of the pre-circulated paper, please email Courtney Meador by 9 a.m., Friday, Feb. 5.

Dr. Jane Ashton Sharp is Associate Professor of Twentieth Century Art, Russian and Soviet Art, and Nonconformist Art in the Department of Art History at Rutgers University and Research Curator of the Dodge Collection at the Zimmerli Art Museum.  Dr. Sharp teaches classes on Avant-Garde art movements, sculpture as a conceptual art, and Cubism/Futurism, among other subjects.

Her book, Russian Modernism Between East and West: Natalia Goncharova and the Moscow Avant-Garde, 1905-1914, is forthcoming from Cambridge University Press. Her current research involves art in the post-war Soviet period, late twentieth-century abstract panting in the former Soviet Union, and Russian avant-garde painting before the revolution.

Dr. Sharp’s Faculty Home Page
The Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art, The Zimmerli Art Museum

Responder: Dr. Joan Neuberger, Professor of History

Sponsored by: Institute for Historical Studies, Department of History

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