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Richard Pare: The Lost Vanguard

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Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Richard Pare, photographer, discusses his photography of Soviet modernist architecture constructed in the years immediately after the revolution, from 1922 to 1932. He covers how the Stalinist regime put an end to one of the most innovative experiments in the history of architecture. Currently at Lumiere, this collection has been on exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, as well as in Russia and Greece. This event is hosted by the Jimmy Carter Library.

Richard Pare is an English photographer known for his work documenting Soviet modernist architecture. He was born in Portsmouth, England. He studied graphic design and photography at Winchester and Ravensbourne College of Art, before attending the Art Institute of Chicago. He received a masters of fine arts degree in 1973.