Recommended Read: The Ransom of Russian Art

John McPhee. The Ransom of Russian Art. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994. This intriguing little paperback tells the remarkable story of Norton T. Dodge, the American economics professor who smuggled paintings by ‘nonconformist’ artists out of the Soviet Union in the 1960s and ’70s. Written in a colloquial style by acclaimed journalist, John McPhee, the book includes colour reproductions of key artworks to give … Continue reading Recommended Read: The Ransom of Russian Art