Wilson Center Experts

Karen Kettering

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
Affiliation:
Curator, The Hillwood Museum
Wilson Center Project(s):
Popular Culture and Cultural Policy in the Soviety Union: Natalia Dan’ko and the State Porcelain Factory, 1919 - 1942
Term:
Aug 01, 1994
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Aug 01, 1994

Project Summary

the work of Natalia Iakovlevna Dan’ko, one of the leading artists of the early Soviet period and director of the sculpture studio at the State Porcelain Factory in Leningrad; Stalinist culture in relation to Soviet popular culture; investigates how popular culture is generally viewed within the confines of industrialized capitalist nations