Program: Independent Lens
Episode: The Greatest Art You've Never Seen
Back in the USSR, one man created a secret collection of suppressed masterpieces. 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 artist championed by Savitsky -- Elena Korovay -- reacted with some chagrin to his zeal for her work.• Visit the The Greatest Art You've Never Seen webpage
Premiere Date: 04/05/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: TV-PG
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