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Vladimir Nekrasov, second from right, feeling the pain of losing his Korzhev's. Zelfira Tregulova, on the right, director of the Tretakov Gallery, Valdimir Medinsky on the left, Russian Minister of Culture and Yevgeny Gerasimov of the Duma (second left) receiving the Korzhevs at the Tretyakov as part of the annual Art Night Festival.

Tretyakov receives gift of Vladimir Nekrasov’s Korzhevs

Nov 10th, 2017 | By

The Tretyakov and Russian Ministry of Culture have announced they have received a precious gift of 32 paintings and two graphic works by Geli Korzhev from the collector and businessman, Vladimir Nekrasov. Geli Mikhailovic Korzhev (July 7th 1925 – August 27th 2012) was one of the most prominent of the Russian post-war artists and a
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Sotheby's, London, sold Georgy Nisski's 'Over the Snowy Fields' to Alexey Ananyev in June 2014 listing the owner as The Union of Artists.

Russian art exports freeze up as Culture Ministry launches criminal probe into International Confederation of Artists Unions.

May 8th, 2017 | By

Over the last 10 years various people, supposedly having access to the paintings of the former Soviet Artists Union, have approached me. This body was a sort of Trade Union for Soviet Artists (without any rights) to which artists donated artworks. Many of the items were poorly stored, or had been rolled, and appeared to
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'Masterpieces of Soviet painting and sculpture,' Unicorn Press, London, English and Russian language editions, hardback, September 2016,  edited by Rena Lavery and Ivan Lindsay.

EVENT: 1917: 100 YEARS ON – REFLECTIONS ON ART IN THE SOVIET UNION. THEN AND NOW at The Russian Bookshop, Waterstones Piccadilly, 10 October

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By