If there’s anything harder than putting a positive spin on a seedbed for fascism, it’s putting a positive spin on what Ronald Reaganin 1983 called the “evil empire” -- the Communist Soviet Union. However, the Jewish Museum has brilliantly managed such a spin with its nakedly beautiful exhibition, “The Power of Pictures: Early Soviet Photography, Early Soviet Film” (through February 7). Read More
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DAZZLING SOV-FOTO AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM
December 25, 2015