Soviet Art Soviet Sport

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'Festival of the North in Kirovsk', 19727

courtesy Sotheby's

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'Gymnasts. Portrait of Vladimir Artemov and Yury Korolyov', 1987

courtesy Sotheby's

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'Wrestling', 1930s

courtesy Sotheby's

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'At The Weekend', 1958

courtesy Sotheby's

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Russian athleticism prevails in this display of works from the Institute of Russian Realist Art and private collections showing the transformation from a propagandist exercise to making individuals heroes. Star jumps at the ready.

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