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Clinton: Museum of Russian Icons hosts Alexander Gassel exhibit

August 16, 2013

Clinton – The Museum of Russian Icons will be hosting an exhibit: Alexander Gassel: Rediscovering the Past, Exhibition of Paintings from now until Sat., Oct. 5. Based on traditional Russian artistic values, Gassel's new paintings often engage a surrealistic combination of details from different civilizations. Ancient symbols are joined with contemporary subjects and reflect his evolving experience of life in America.

The museum will also be hosting a lecture and book Signing: Russia, the Land and Its Food with Darra Goldstein, on Thursday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m.

Goldstein is Willcox and Harriet Adsit Professor of Russian at Williams College and founding editor of Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture. She is the author of four cookbooks and is the food editor of Russian Life Magazine. Her book, “A Taste of Russia: A Cookbook of Russian Hospitality” was recently updated and re-released for its 30th anniversary.

The museum is located at 203 Union Street, Clinton. For more information visit www.museumofrussianicons.org or call 978.598.5000.


August 16, 2013


Museum of Russian Icons
203 Union St.
Clinton, MA 01510 United States
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978 598 5000

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