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The Crown under the Hammer: Russia, Romanovs, Revolution
Marking the centenary of the Russian Revolution of 1917 this exhibition examines the political, social, and cultural upheavals that transformed Russia in the final decades of the Romanov dynasty and the first years of Soviet Communism. Jointly organized by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives and the Cantor Arts Center, this dual-site exhibition features a wide variety of art objects and documentary material. Paintings and posters, photographs and films, rare books and decorative art objects alternately evoke the lost world of Russia’s old regime and hint at the utopian future imagined by the nation’s revolutionaries.
IMAGE: Nikolai Mikhailovich Kochergin (1897–1974), 1 Maia 1920 goda. Cherez oblomki kapitalizma k vsemirnomu bratstvu trudiashchikhsia! [May 1, 1920. Through the ruins of capitalism to the universal brotherhood of workers!], 1920. Lithograph. Poster Collection RU/SU 2087, Hoover Institution Archives
Ongoing every day from October 18, 2017 through March 4, 2018.
11:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Cantor Arts Center, just off Palm Drive, at Museum Way and Lomita Drive & Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion Map
- Cantor Arts Center: Open Wed-Mon, 11am - 5pm, Thurs until 8pm. CLOSED TUES
- Herbert Hoover Memorial Exhibit Pavilion: Open Tues-Sat, 11am-4pm. CLOSED SUN & MON. CLOSED: Dec 25-Jan 7
- General Public, Faculty/Staff, Students, Alumni/Friends, Members
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