Russian art collection of Jewish couple captured by Nazis goes on display

By Mark Brown Arts correspondent

Jacob and Kenda Bar-Gera collected works by non-conformist artists suppressed by the Soviet Union

An important collection of underground Russian art collected by a Jewish couple who were liberated from the Nazis by the Red Army will appear at auction in London next week.

The 62 works of non-conformist art are remarkable in their own right, coming from a period when abstract or conceptual artists were vigorously suppressed by the Soviet authorities.

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