Soviet ‘unofficial’ art

  title={Soviet ‘unofficial’ art},
  author={Alexander Glezer},
  journal={Index on Censorship},
  pages={35 - 40}
The author of this article was responsible for organising the now famous unofficial art exhibitions in Moscow last year (see Index 4/1974 p.78, 1/1975 p.91, 2/1975 p.92 and 3/1975 p.89). The first exhibition, on 15 September, was ‘bulldozed’ by police and KGB agents, and a number of artists who tried to exhibit their work were arrested. Two weeks later, however, an open-air exhibition did take place, permission having been given by the authorities, and some 10,000 people turned up to see… Expand