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Monumental Propaganda

December 9, 1994 – February 20, 1995

Ripley Center
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
Washington, DC

Location: Concourse, Sublevel 3

Historic monuments are re-created in 150 drawings, photographs and proposals by artists worldwide. Komar & Melamid -- 2 of the Soviet Union's most notorious artist-dissidents -- challenged artists from around the world to submit proposals to reinterpret the Socialist-Realist monuments of Russia's totalitarian past.

Organized by Independent Curators, Inc.

Catalogue available at the African Art Museum Shop

Video, runs continuously