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More Than a Black Square: the Art of Kazimir Malevich: talk by Robert Chandler
Sep
2
7:30 PM19:30

More Than a Black Square: the Art of Kazimir Malevich: talk by Robert Chandler

Come and hear Robert Chandler talk about the paintings of Kazimir Malevich, one of the boldest innovators in twentieth-century art, either before or after you get to the great exhibition at Tate Modern. Malevich is known, above all, for his “Black Square” (1915) and the brilliantly coloured geometric paintings he termed Suprematist.  We now have the chance to see in this illustrated talk, to open the new Pushkin Club season, that he created equally great work in many other styles.

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MONTHLY COLLABORATIVE TRANSLATION WORKSHOP WITH ROBERT CHANDLER
Jul
22
7:30 PM19:30

MONTHLY COLLABORATIVE TRANSLATION WORKSHOP WITH ROBERT CHANDLER

Literary translation, for some reason, is often seen as a solitary activity. A collaborative approach, however, is as helpful as it is enjoyable. All translators, at any stage of their careers, are welcome to attend this monthly Russian-to-English translation workshop. Participants should have fluent English and a good reading knowledge of Russian.

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Monthly Collaborative Translation Workshop with Robert Chandler
Jun
13
7:30 PM19:30

Monthly Collaborative Translation Workshop with Robert Chandler

Literary translation, for some reason, is often seen as a solitary activity. A collaborative approach, however, is as helpful as it is enjoyable. All translators, at any stage of their careers, are welcome to attend this monthly Russian-to-English translation workshop. Participants should have fluent English and a good reading knowledge of Russian.

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Mikhail Shishkin at Pushkin Club
May
20
7:30 PM19:30

Mikhail Shishkin at Pushkin Club

In English

In a fitting tribute to the Pushkin Club's 60th anniversary this year, we are delighted to welcome one of today's greatest Russian writers to Pushkin House. Shishkin will discuss literature and politics in contemporary Russia, talk us through his own work and read excerpts in English translation. He will also discuss the use and misuse of language, and how literary and political texts work together and interact in today's Russia.

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Andrei Sinyavsky and the Legacy of Soviet Dissident
May
6
7:30 PM19:30

Andrei Sinyavsky and the Legacy of Soviet Dissident

In Russian

A Pushkin Club event: all are welcome.

The show-trial in 1965-66 of controversial самиздать authors Andrei Sinyavsky (pen-name Abram Tertz) and Iuli Daniel (pen-name Arshak) marked the end of Khrushchev’s thaw and the beginning of the Soviet dissident movement. Critic and journalist Natalya Rubinstein tells their story.

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Collaborative Translation Workshop with Robert Chandler
May
2
7:30 PM19:30

Collaborative Translation Workshop with Robert Chandler

Literary translation, for some reason, is often seen as a solitary activity. A collaborative approach, however, is as helpful as it is enjoyable. All translators, at any stage of their careers, are welcome to attend this monthly Russian-to-English translation workshop. Participants should have fluent English and a good reading knowledge of Russian.

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