Wilson Center Experts

Gavriel Shapiro

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Russia and Eurasia
Associate Professor, Cornell University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Nabokov and the Pictorial
Apr 01, 2002
May 01, 2002

Project Summary

Nabokov’s oeuvre in relation to painting, to examine some techniques and devices which Nabokov apparently acquired during his early painterly training and to unravel pictorial subtexts in his works. Supports Shapiro’s book Vladimir Nabokov and the Pictoral.