ALMA acquires paintings from the Dodge collection of Soviet art
Published: Monday April 08, 2013
Watertown, Mass. – The last three decades of the Soviet Union witnessed a tremendously rich and productive art movement that stands as a stirring example of the individual’s ability to achieve self-expression despite the oppressive constraints of a totalitarian state.
Remarkably, it was due largely to the concentrated efforts of one man, Professor Norton T. Dodge, that world attention was attracted to the movement, support was provided to the artists, and a huge collection of the resulting art work was established in the United States.
The Armenian Library and Museum of America is fortunate to have acquired eight paintings by Armenian artists from the collection, thanks to