January 9, 2010

Nikolai Getman: paintings from the Gulag


An interview with Dr. Lee Edwards about the paintings of Nikolai Getman (1917-2004) - prisoner from 1946 to 1953 in forced labor camps in Siberia and Kolyma. His exhibition "The Gulag in the Eyes of an Artist" was opened in 1995 in the presence of Solzhenitsyn. Gutman's paintings are currently on display at The Heritage Foundation in Washington DC.