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Archive for April 2012

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The Art of Oleg Vassiliev at The Museum of Russian Art

The Art of Oleg Vassiliev surveys the career of one of the most important unofficial Soviet artists. This exhibition is the third in the series of remarkable one-man shows under the umbrella title Discovering Russian 20th Century Masters. The exhibition of Vassiliev’s works on paper includes the exciting House with the Mezzanine series, seven children’s books illustrated by…

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Studio Malick at DePaul Art Museum

Malick Sidibé’s (Malian, born 1935 or 1936) photographs offer a unique look at a time of political transition and cultural liberation. As Mali gained independence from France in 1960, the youth culture of music, dancing, and fashion exploded in this once-conservative West African nation and Sidibé’s ubiquitous lens chronicled it all. Photographing in nightclubs and…

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