Darker Shades of Red: Soviet
Propaganda from the Cold War
September 18- November 5, 2006
Dr. M.T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery
Sun Yat Sen Hall
St. John’s University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Queens, NY 11349
Tue. - Thurs.: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Fri.: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Sat.: 12 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Mon. and Sunday closed
Curated by: Joseph
St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
This exhibition is free of charge and accessible to the
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About the Exhibit
The exhibit will aid viewers to understand the
methodology and philosophy in the use of propaganda during the Cold
War. The exhibited materials illustrate the Soviet
governments intent to develop and image of success, strength of the
Party, strength of the Party, developments in industry, rise in
production and new government policies.
will acquaint the community with the global spectrum of human
artistic, cultural and scientific expression; and will enable
visitors to create, learn and participate in the gallery’s
The exhibit portrays how in times of political
revolution art has been a decisive means to document and promote a
specific ideology. The exhibit is a traveling exhibition
previously exhibited in the Snite Museum at Notre Dame University
curated from the stance of poetics. Past exhibitions such as
“Images from the Atomic Front” have been acclaimed in the community
as educational and pragmatic representations of art.