Synopsis: Odessa historically mediated acess to the outside world, as part of both the Russian (1721-1917) and Soviet (1922-1991) Empires. The myth of a dreamlike city of many cultures provided an abundant source of meanings for the artists who worked there. April 30, 2014 - March 29, 2015
Start Time: Tuesday, September 2, 2014 12:00 AM
End Time: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Location: Voorhees Hall Incl Zimmerli Art Museum
Address: 71 Hamilton Street
Campus: College Avenue
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: Free-$6
Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
Category: Art
Web Site: http://www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu/dodge-wing-lower-level/odessas-second-avant-garde-city-and-myth
Contact Name: Theresa Watson
Contact Email: press@zimmerli.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7237
Additional Information:

This exhibition explores the formal and conceptual trends in unofficial art created from the 1960s to the 1980s that helped to constitute Odessa's image and mythography. Themes range from a revival of interest in avant-garde traditions of the early twentieth century to the transformation of cultural life in the city through intricate networks of apartment shows and underground --though public--exhibitions.

HOURS: Tuesday - Friday, 10am - 4:30pm. Saturday - Sunday, Noon to 5pm. First Tuesday of each month, 10am - 9pm. The museum is closed Mondays, major holidays, and the month of August.

Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families