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An Aladdin's cave of Soviet art bought on a shoestring budget

(Wassily Kandinsky’s Red Square (1916))

One of our readers, Vojin Vujosevic, alerted us to another amazing fine art collector who, interestingly, had a Canadian connection.

"An exhibition at Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery is celebrating George Costakis, the diplomat who scoured the USSR buying works by artists like Marc Chagall when they were still ‘worth less than a pound of potatoes’. The Moscow Times reports"

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  • November 20, 2017
  • Ken Morden

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