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Mikhail Sokolov’s ‘Oarswoman’ (1930s)

Sotheby’s Soviet Sport exhibition continues to attract attention

Jan 6th, 2014 | By

Soviet Art, much derided in the West as second-rate propaganda, is being shown at Sotheby’s in an exhibition dedicated to Soviet Sport.  Soviet period painting and sculpture was often very good and has long been due a reassessment.  Now the supply of earlier Russian Art is drying up it seems that Sotheby’s has finally decided
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