Revolution, Life, and Labor: Soviet Porcelains, 1918-1985

November 24, 1992 – April 4, 1993

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
2 East 91st Street
New York, NY

2nd Floor

250 plates, vessels, and figures ornamented with communist political slogans, soviet heroes, and traditional Russian themes document history from the Bolshevik Revolution (1917) to glasnost (1985). This exhibition unveils Cooper-Hewitt's newly acquired Ludmilla and Henry Shapiro Collection of Soviet Porcelains. I

llustrated handbook