Imagine this. It is Russia and the beginning of the 20th century. You are a student, a journalist, an intellectual or simply an art lover. You’ve heard of these radical impressionists that are scandalising French society. How do you see what all the fuss is about? You simply head to Moscow, for it’s there that you’ll be able to feast your eyes upon some of the most cutting-edge modernist artworks coming out of France.

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