Victor Serge

Victor Serge (1890–1947) was born Victor Lvovich Kibalchich to Russian anti-czarist exiles. A precocious anarchist firebrand, he was sentenced to five years in a French penitentiary in 1912. Expelled to Spain in 1917, he participated in an anarcho-syndicalist uprising before leaving to join the revolution in Russia. Detained for more than a year in a French concentration camp, Serge arrived in St. Petersburg early in 1919 and joined the Bolsheviks, serving in the press services of the Communist International. 

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“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
“Light, Paper, Process: Reinventing Photography” at the Getty Museum
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An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
An Artist’s Intervention in the Ebola Crisis
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Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann
Photographer Spotlight: Jerry Uelsmann

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Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
Radio Hour: “The Look of Silence,” Diana Wagman, and D. W. Griffith
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Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
Radio Hour: "Go Set a Watchman" and Film Critic John Powers
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Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium
Radio Hour: “Naked at Lunch,” Female Comedy Writers, and Vicious Disequilibrium