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Name Professor Mike O'Mahony
Job title Professor of History of Art and Visual Culture
Department Department of History of Art (Historical Studies) University of Bristol
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Qualifications BA, PhD(Lond)
Professional details
Keywords Olympic Games and art
representations of sport in art
Moscow metro
Aleksandr Deineka
Sergei Eisenstein
Soviet art
Soviet public monuments in the post-Soviet era
Soviet culture
Areas of expertise My recent research and publications have examined: representations of sport and physical culture in official and unofficial Soviet art; the fate of Soviet public monuments in the post-Soviet era; the Moscow metro; and the work of Aleksandr Deineka. At present I am working on a study of the Soviet film director Sergei Eisenstein.

My research interests include: Russian visual culture in the twentieth century, especially official art of the Soviet period; Late and Post-Soviet cultural developments; the Moscow metro; the promotion and reception of Soviet culture in the international arena.