AGM and a talk “Femininity and Revolution: women in early Soviet art, 1917-1932” by Natalia Budanova
December 5, 18:00 - 21:00
On 8 March in war-torn Petrograd, demonstrations took place in connection with International Women’s Day, becoming one of the first major sparks that ignited the fierce fire of the Russian Revolution.
In this talk, art historian Natalia Budanova discusses how the changed role of women in the new post-revolutionary society influenced the work and creativity of female artists, as well as how the new ideal of femininity was reflected in early Soviet art. The talk is followed by drinks reception.