The Art of Collecting

: As the Soviet Union was collapsing in the early 1990s, Minnesota businessman and collector Raymond Johnson and his agents quietly bought up more than 10,000 paintings from Soviet-era art stars unknown in the United States and Europe. showcases about 55 masterpieces from Johnson’s collection, which is now the largest holding of 20th-century Russian art outside Russia, are showcased by the Museum of Russian Art with an explanation of the extraordinary collection’s “structure, sources and scope.” Mary Abbe

Price: $5 - $9


Museum of Russian Art

5500 Stevens Av. S.Minneapolis, MN

Date: Ended 09/7/14