Celebrating 200 years of Russian Pictures

 

The last 200 years of Russian Art is a true reflection of what was happening in Russia both socially and politically. In this latest episode of Expert Voices, Sotheby’s specialist Reto Barmettler talks about the changes that Russia endured between the 19th and 20th century. Discover how Sotheby’s upcoming Russian Pictures auction (2- 8 June) reflects the breadth of what Russian art has to offer, from 19th century landscapes by Shchedrin and Aivazovsky, post-revolutionary works by Malevich and Puni, Gerasimov’s Soviet era paintings, and more contemporary artworks by Ilya Kabakov and Ivan Chuikov.

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