Tag: Marianne Combs


The Soviet Social Realism of Geli Korzhev

“Raising the Banner: The Art of Geli Korzhev,” The Museum of Russian Art, Minneapolis, MN. Through Jan. 5. Marianne Combs of Minnesota Public Radio reports: “Geli Korzhev’s most critically acclaimed work was painted in the ’50s and ’60s, at the end of Stalin’s reign. As a socialist realist painter, his […]


“In Her Own Right: Minnesota�s First Generation of Women Artists” at the Minnesota Museum of American Art

Marianne Combs in a Minnesota Public Radio broadcast about pioneering work by Minnesota’s first professional women painters: “Any story about American women artists involves grit and determination, even today. But this is particularly true of these first Minnesota women. The exhibition, titled “In Her Own Right” focuses on five painters. […]