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Goncharova exhibition at Tretyakov Gallery

Jan 9th, 2014 | By

The Russian Avant Garde is full of fakes.  This is common knowledge.  All periods of art suffer from fakes.  Michelangelo faked antique sculpture, Vermeer copied Italian Baroque paintings until his own paintings became sellable.  In fact copying the works of earlier painters was part of art school’s teaching up until modern times.  So this is
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