Kvartirnik with Boris Grebenshchikov

Friends of the Brodsky Fund are still buzzing from the sublime evening of conversation and song with Boris Grebenshchikov.

Our host for the evening, Alexander Genis, later observed that it happened to fall on the thirtieth anniversary of Brodsky’s receiving the Nobel Prize—reminding us that Joseph shares with Boris not only a birthplace, but a melding of traditions and forms that...

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Evening with Tomas Venclova

Joseph Brodsky Memorial Fund hosted an evening of poetry and conversation with Tomas Venclova, a Lithuanian Poet, a dissident and a co-Founder of a Lithuanian Helskinski Group, a professor of Russian and Polish Literature at Yale University and a great friend of Joseph Brodsky. Most Recently, Tomas Venclova has published a book of conversations with Ellen Hinsey (Magnetic North: Conversations...

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Evening with Maria Stepanova

Joseph Brodsky Fund's friends gathered for an evening of poetry and conversation with Maria Stepanova, 2010 Brodsky Poetry Fellow.


Maria Stepanova is a poet, essayist, journalist, an author of nine poetry collections and a recipient of several Russian and international literary awards. Among her...

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Private tour of MOMA's 'A Revolutionary Impulse' with curators Roxana Marcoci and Sarah Suzuki

Friends of The Joseph Brodsky Fund attended a private after-hours tour of the “A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde” exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art. Our hosts for the evening were exhibition curators Roxana Marcoci and Sarah Suzuki.

Roxana Marcoci is a Senior Curator in MoMA’s Department of Photography. In her seventeen years with MoMA she organized a number...

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Tour of Boris Stavrovsky's private art collection

Joseph Brodsky Memorial Fund invited its friends to visit one of the most intriguing collections of Russian Art in New York City.  Upon entering a small Upper East Side apartment visitors are enchanted by the richness and significance of the works crowding every inch of the space: famous portraits of Russian poets and singers, creations of Alexandre Benois for Diaghilev’s Ballet...

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