The Art of Russia

The Art of Russia

Available on BBC Select, Prime Video
Russian art has always been preoccupied with icons. In this eye-opening three part series, art expert Andrew Graham-Dixon begins with the ‘great age of the icon’ from Our Lady of Vladimir to the masterpieces of icon painter Andrei Rublev, through to the great portraits of Stalin and today’s noble sculptures of Putin. An extraordinary portrait of a Russian art scene in constant revolution.
Starring Andrew Graham-Dixon