Tag Archives: Tretyakov Gallery

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News

High Court Drama: Scholars, Christie’s, and the Russian Oligarch

A judge decided it was a fake, but some scholars say that a Russian painting sold at Christie’s is genuine 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

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Investigations

The Faking of the Russian Avant-Garde

With invented provenances, unreliable certificates of authenticity, and “rediscovered” works by artists who are lost to history, forgers are flooding galleries and auction houses with Russian avant-garde fakes. A six-month ARTnews investigation reveals that inauthentic works now outnumber authentic ones. Read More

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Profiles

Sex, Money, Glamour, Tractors

Vladimir Dubossarsky and Alexander Vinogradov are charting new terrain by using the language of Socialist Realism to comment on contemporary Russia. Read More