"I love him—no, no!" says a laughing Leonid Sokov when I mention Joseph Stalin. We are surrounded by guests hoisting shots of horseradish-infused vodka at a noisy reception for the impish dissident artist, who is explaining that his numerous depictions of the Soviet dictator are less about politics than the... More >>>
Leonid Sokov, Stalin and Monroe, 1991, 2008
Exhuberant smarts, impudent forms, and concise humor.