John Wurdeman sponsors Collecting Russian Art.
John is a collector of 19th and 20th century Russian Realist art and has become an expert and advocate for the movement. He established and runs Lazare Gallery in Charles City, Virginia, which specializes in 19th, 20th and 21st century Russian Realism. John has lectured at museums and universities, and to students, charity groups, museum docents and donors at Lazare Gallery. John is the Director of Vision Art Fund, an art investment fund that deals in Russian Realism, and he is an advisory Member of the Global Arts Network which promotes peace and cultural understanding through the arts.
John visits Russia frequently to meet with renowned artists, art union officials, gallery owners, auction house and museum directors, and with the directors and professors of the Surikov Institute in Moscow. He is passionate about the history and philosophy of the movement, and loans to museums from his extensive personal collection. He currently resides alongside the Lazare Gallery in Virginia.
You can contact John at: John@lazaregallery.com