Exhibition of Soviet-Era Posters to Open at the Fleming Museum

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BURLINGTON, VT.- Nearly twenty years after the demise of the Soviet Union, the Fleming Museum brings to Vermont an extraordinary collection of Soviet graphic arts. The exhibition Views and Reviews: Soviet Political Posters and Cartoons opens at the Fleming Museum on Friday, January 29 and presents a stunning array of images spanning more than six decades from the time of the Russian Civil War (1918-1921) – during which period the Bolsheviks and their western-backed opponents struggled for control of the new state – to the late Soviet period. The images in the exhibition evoke an imagined world of heroes and enemies, set against an historical backdrop of brutality and intense human yearning. Heroes included