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“ODESSA’S SECOND AVANT-GARDE” OPENS @ THE ZIMMERLI ART MUSEUM IN NEW BRUNSWICK
A Celebration of the Exhibition ODESSA'S SECOND AVANT-GARDE: CITY AND MYTH WHEN: April 30, 2014* WHERE: Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, Hamilton Street, New Brunswick
4:30 PM / Reception and Curator-led Tour Olena Martynyuk leads a tour through the exhibition, Odessa's Second Avant-Garde:City and Myth, for which she selected more than 50 works—many on view for the first time in the United States—from the Zimmerli’s Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art from the Soviet Union
6:00 PM / Lecture Myroslava Mudrak presents a lecture on the art of Odessa titled From Lucidity to Freedom: On Color and Light in the Intrepid Art of Modernist Odessa
Visitors to the events have an opportunity to meet several of the artists featured in the exhibition.
The exhibition is made possible by the Avenir Foundation Endowment Fund, with additional support from Arts Trend Company, Riga, Latvia
The Zimmerli's operations, exhibitions, and programs are funded in part by Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and income from the Avenir Foundation Endowment, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Endowment Fund, and the Voorhees Family Endowment, among others. Additional support comes from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; the Estate of Victoria J. Mastrobuono; and donors, members, and friends of the Zimmerli Art Museum.