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The Industry of Socialism Art Exhibition

Socialist Realism in the Stalinist Terror: The Industry of Socialism Art Exhibition, 1935-41.
Catalogue of a group exhibition compiled by Lazar Rosental
Susan E. Reid

Russian Review Vol. 60, No. 2 (Apr., 2001), pp. 153-184 Published by: Wiley

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The article provides information on the art exhibition The Industry of Socialism, which was initiated in Russia in 1935. It explores social relevance of the exhibition; the origin behind the creation and production of the exhibition; challenges faced by the artists of the exhibition upon its public showing; description of the cultural aspects depicted in the participating paintings; and analysis on the poor acceptance of the exhibition from the public.
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