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Forbidden Art: Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Stalinist, or Anti-Esta

Clip: Season 12 | 2m 31s

The Desert of Forbidden Art tells the incredible story of how one man -- Igor Savitsky -- stashed a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars in a far-off desert of Uzbekistan. One painter represented in the collection -- Mikhail Kurzin -- tried to follow the Soviet style, but he couldn't stand it.

Aired: 04/05/11

Rating: TV-PG

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