The Hungarian National Fine Arts Commission and Exhibitionary Politics: 1920-1940

Friday, October 28, 2022

12:30 pm — 2:00 pm


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Samuel D. Albert joins the CUNY REEES Kruzhok to share new research on the politics of art exhibitions in Hungary during the interwar period.

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Dr. Samuel D. Albert teaches at the Fashion Institute of Technology and Fordham University.  His research focus is Art and Architecture in the late Habsburg Monarchy and successor states, especially Hungary and Romania.  Currently, he is engaged in a multi-year project focusing on art exhibitions from 1890-1940, which has been supported by the Frick Collection’s Center for the History of Collecting, the Botstiber Institute for Austrian-American Studies, the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and a Fulbright grant to Hungary.

Register for this workshop via Zoom

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. A week before the session, you will receive a paper to review.

The CUNY REEES Workshop is a space for faculty in the social sciences and humanities to share research in progress for feedback, with a wider aim of connecting CUNY and New York City specialists focused on Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia. It is coordinated by Mark Lewis (College of Staten Island/Graduate Center, CUNY) and Merrill Sovner (EU Studies Center, Graduate Center, CUNY). It meets on selected Fridays at 12:30 pm ET during the semester.

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