Talk: Towards a Free Revolutionary Art: Art and Social Change, 1913-1939

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Theatre 2, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University, PL4 8AA

01752 585050
peninsula-arts@plymouth.ac.uk
https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/talk-towards-a-free-revolutionary-art-art-and-social-change-1913-1939

Tuesday 24 October 2017
7pm
Admission Fee: £6/£4.20/Friends free. Discounts available via the Artory App and free to Plymouth University students via SPiA
Booking recommended
Online or by phone

PLEASE NOTE - tonight's talk by Dr Jody Patterson has been cancelled - please contact 01752 585050 for further information

The early decades of the 20th century were marked by a series of turbulent political upheavals, from revolutions in Russia and Mexico to unprecedented leftist radicalism across Europe and America. This talk examines the dynamic relations between art and revolution, exploring the ways in which artists working across the aesthetic spectrum, from realism through to the new abstraction, sought to participate actively in the fight for political change, engaging culture as a means of transforming society.

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