Marble statue of Catherine II in the guise of Minerva (1789–1790), by Fedot Shubin

The Empress of Art


Museum Lecture Hall

Susan Jaques, author of The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia, joins Edward Goldman, host of KCRW's "ArtTalk," to discuss the empress's art collecting and its impact on Russia, as well as on museums and culture far beyond her nation's borders.

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