This is a great article. If you love Russian art this is a must read. If you have never experienced Russian art you need to, at least, look at the painting in the article. Click the link below to view the article at the StarTribune.
Soviet sunshine, Russian light | StarTribune.com
We are blessed with a great Russian museum. The Museum of Russian Art is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. http://www.tmora.org/index.html