"The Left Front: Radical Art in the 'Red Decade,' 1929-1940"
Until Sun Jun 22
Time Out says
Posted: Mon Feb 10 2014
In the wake of the great Wall Street crash of 1929, pissed off liberal artists and writers formed the John Reed Club (JRC). Named after a journalist who witnessed the 1917 Russian Revolution, the JRC used its art as a social weapon—something far beyond political cartoon. The paintings and inking of grotesque fatcats and slumped, shadowy workers obviously still resonate, in the wake of our own great recession.