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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

1917: 100 YEARS ON – REFLECTIONS ON ART IN THE SOVIET UNION. THEN AND NOW ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION with IVAN LINDSAY, JOHN MILNER AND MARGY KINMONTH Monday 10th October 5.30-6.30pm At The Russian Bookshop, Waterstones, 203-206 Piccadilly, London W1J 9HD The Russian Bookshop at Waterstones and Russian Art and Culture are delighted to present a roundtable
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Ivan Lindsay interviewed by Tvoya Istoriya

Sep 28th, 2016 | By

Tvoya Istoriya, the Russian Federal project about people in Russian culture published an interview with Ivan Lindsay to learn more about his new book, Masterpieces of Soviet paintings and sculpture, which is to be launched at Waterstones Bookshop in Piccadilly at a book launch/panel discussion on 10th October: – Ivan Lindsay — the author of
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Maastricht and the River Meuse

Maastricht Fine Art Fair, 11th – 20th March, 2016

Apr 18th, 2016 | By

The Maastricht Fair (TEFAF) this year was as spectacular as the press made it out to be. I hadn’t been for a couple of years and it had been so hyped up I expected to be disappointed… but I wasn’t. Everywhere you turned there was another stand full of masterpieces that enticed you in to
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"Marusya" by Geli Korzhev

Geli Korzhev exhibition opens at the Tretyakov Gallery

Apr 4th, 2016 | By

  The Korzhev retrospective is running at the Tretyakov until June 14th.  Herewith a review of the show on the Russian Art and Culture website:-

Kremlin and Moscow River by night

Art Market cools in 2016

Jan 29th, 2016 | By

The art market is entering one its cyclical periods of adjustment. As we shake off the lethargy of the Christmas holiday period and start to re-engage with the workplace the world feels a less certain place. Dangers seem to lurk around every corner including a slowing China, a recovery in the USA that is already
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Yves Bouvier

Buyers remorse in Monaco – Rybolovlev/Bouvier saga continues

Dec 30th, 2015 | By

The Rybolovlev/Bouvier saga has now spilled over from the art press into mainstream publications such as the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times. Town and Country Magazine have just published an interview with Dmitry Rybolovlev, a link to which is listed at the end of this article. The details of the case are being
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The head of the Shigir Idol seen in profile.

Shigir Idol in Yekaterinberg confirmed as the world’s oldest wooden monument

Oct 18th, 2015 | By

The Shigir Idol, a Totem Pole type figure, has recently been dated by German archaeologists in Mannheim as 11,000 years old. Accelerated Mass Spectrometry was used on seven miniscule wooden fragments. This dating puts the Idol as 1,500 years older than had been established by tests conducted in Russia in 1997 by G. I. Zajtseva at
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Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture for Abu Dhabi, cutting the ribbon at the opening.

Art Russe exhibition of Russian art opens in Abu Dhabi

Oct 16th, 2015 | By

The Art Russe exhibition of Soviet period paintings and sculpture, entitled ‘20th Century Russian and Soviet Art: War and Peace’ opened with a Gala evening event at the Emirates Palace Hotel in Abu Dhabi on the 6th October. Several museums are under construction in Abu Dhabi and, until they are ready, exhibitions are being held in
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