On this episode, Elise Herrala takes us on a tour of the evolution of art and artists in Soviet Russia and post-Soviet Russia. Elise also gives us some insight into what is going on today in Putin's Russia in terms of state repression and renewed restriction on creative freedoms. You can check out her book here: https://www.amazon.com/Art-Transition-Field-Post-Soviet-Russia/dp/0367086867 Thanks for listening!
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Elise Herrala teaches at Haverford College. She holds a doctorate in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley.
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