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Natalia Goncharova, Espagnole, 1916, which sold for a record $10.2 million at Christie’s in 2010. Genuine high-quality works like these are few. COURTESY CHRISTIE’S

Avant-Garde Fairy Tales: Russian Avant-Garde Research Project Seeks to Untangle Facts, Fakes, and Fictions

Scandals have never been in short supply in the world of Russian avant-garde art, but the last few years have seen a bumper crop, with the controversial arrest of a respected Russian curator on fraud charges and, more recently, the … Read More


Investigations

Protecting Goncharova’s Legacy

Alarmed by a proliferation of fakes—and books that promote them as real—Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery has appealed to the Russian government for help. Read More