USSR Exhibition: Arts and Crafts in Ancient Times and Today

USSR Exhibition: Arts and Crafts in Ancient Times and Today
(traveling exhibition in US, at Metropolitan Museum of Art in Oct 1972)

Guests: Mikhail Bruk, Russian Deputy Director for Information and Press
Inna Goncharova, Researcher at the Armory at the Kremlin Museum

Discussion of Soviet folk art and professional art from 15 republics (collection assembled in honor of 50th anniversary of est. of USSR)
Collection includes work from 4000 BC – 20th century:
Scythian gold, saddle of Ivan the Terrible, embroidery, lacquered boxes, jewelry, tapestries, ceramics, glass.
Discussion of state promotion of the arts in the Soviet Union


WNYC archives id: 8668