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Art of Richard Meyer
Richard Meyer. Horse Sanctuary, oil on linen panel, 30” X 24
Art of Richard Meyer

Richard Meyer works in multiple layers and textures to uncover personal and social histories in paintings that suggest graffitied and postered urban walls, the present on top of past history. His urban scenes intermingle social realism with subtle religious motifs to evoke the spiritual in everyday life. Some of his images depict a pageant of humanity and social relationships, finding whatever communion the world allows. Others are a world where people are absent and their works decay and allow nature to heal from human ravages.

About the Author:

Richard Meyer
Richard Meyer
New York, USA

Richard Meyer was born in 1953 and lives in New York City. His work focuses on the marginal figures of city life, their personal and collective traumas, and the hope for regeneration. As a teacher, he has taught art and theater to people with disabilities.

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Bookshelf
by Victor Enyutin

A book of poems in Russian by Victor Enyutin (San Francisco, 1983). Victor  Enyutin is a Russian writer, poet, and sociologist who emigrated to the US from the Soviet Union in 1975.

by Anna Krushelnitskaya

This collection of personal essays by a bi-national Russian/U.S. author offers glimpses into many things Soviet and post-Soviet: the sacred, the profane, the mundane, the little-discussed and the often-overlooked. What was a Soviet school dance like? Did communists go to church? Did communists listen to Donna Summer? If you want to find out, read on!

by Anna Krushelnitskaya

“Cold War Casual” is a collection of transcribed oral testimony and interviews translated from Russian into English and from English into Russian that delve into the effect of the events and the government propaganda of the Cold War era on regular citizens of countries on both sides of the Iron Curtain.

by Nina Kossman

A collection of poems in Russian. Published by Khudozhestvennaya literatura. Moscow, 1990.

by Julia Wiener

Julia Wiener’s novels focus on those moments when illusory human existence collapses in the face of true life, be it spiritual purity, love, old age, or death.

by Evgeny Pinelis

Evgeny Pinelis, an intensive care physician in a  New York City hospital, was born in Moscow to a family of doctors, graduated from medical school, and works in the United States. “Vsyo Nichevo” (literal translation: “All Nothing” or “Everything’s Okay”) is his debut book.

Videos
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Poetry Reading in Honor of Brodsky’s 81st Birthday
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The Café Review Poetry Reading in Russian and in English
Length: 2:16:23