In a war where art became politics, how will history remember those who did battle with the Soviet state-as artists worthy of renown or as dissidents lost to a now-forgotten cause? You have reached a premium content area of TOL. To read this entire article please login if you are already a TOL subscriber. Not a subscriber? Subscribe today for access to: Full access to the website, including premium articles videos, country reports and searchable archives (containing over 25,000 articles). You can subscribe here to gain access to the entire website.