Nancy Perloff

Nancy Perloff is Curator of Modern and Contemporary Collections at the Getty Research Institute. Her scholarship addresses the Russian avant-garde, European modernism, and the relationship between music and the visual arts. Her exhibitions include Monuments of the Future: Designs by El Lissitzky; Sea Tails: A Video CollaborationTango with Cows: Book Art of the Russian Avant-Garde, 1910–1917; and the recent World War I: War of Images, Images of War, which she co-curated with Anja Foerschner and Gordon Hughes. Perloff is author of Art and the Everyday: Popular Entertainment and the Circle of Erik Satie and coeditor with Brian M. Reed of Situating El Lissitzky: Vitebsk, Berlin, Moscow. Her latest publication, Books to Look at, Books to Listen to: the Great Russian Avant-Garde Experiment, is forthcoming with Getty Publications.

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