Tate Modern to show Soviet propaganda art by Aleksandr Deineka

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Studies for intended murals in the USSR pavilion at 1937 World Fair in Paris go on display in the UK for the first time

Three paintings of proud Russians marching with unrestrained joy during what was the height of Joseph Stalin’s purges have travelled to the UK for the first time.

The paintings by the leading Soviet realist Aleksandr Deineka have been lent to Tate Modern by the state art gallery in Perm, eastern Russia, for a London show exploring the visual history of Russia and the Soviet Union in the first half of the 20th century.

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