Zimmerli Art Museum to Display Dodge Hyperrealism Exhibit, 10/11


Zimmerli Art Museum to Display Dodge Hyperrealism Exhibit, 10/11

New Brunswick, NJ – The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers continues to introduce the work of “unofficial” artists from the Soviet era to Western audiences with Through the Looking Glass: Hyperrealism in the Soviet Union, a new exhibition of art from the Norton and Nancy Dodge Collection of Nonconformist Art. On view through October 11, 2015, it is the first Zimmerli show to chart the development of Hyperrealism by artists who lived and worked in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, and Ukraine during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Many of these works have never been exhibited outside the former Soviet Union. The artists sought to dismiss the rhetoric, the heroic and idealized subjects, that they collectively recognized in Socialist Realism; However, their work shows that Hyperrealist art was, in fact, complex and multifaceted, often

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