Red, Art and Utopia in the land of Soviets
The New exhibition “Red, Art and Utopia in the land of Soviets” presents from march 20th to July 1st, 400 artworks, mainly from Russia.
Strong cooperation between French and Russian Ministries of Culture were necessary to export out of Russia these masterworks belonging to 23 different Russian institutions.
It took 5 days in semi trailer trucks, with part of the time on board a ferry, to arrive from Russia to the Grand Palais in Paris.
Two full weeks of installation including week ends were necessary to the 8 LP art handlers in collaboration with over 30 couriers to install these major artworks produced between 1917 October revolution and death of Saline in 1953.