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It’s just a book…soviet russia II

February 25th, 2009 · No Comments · It's just a Book, Soviet Russia

Vladimir Mayakovsky “Collected Works”
Vladimir Mayakovsky (Влади́мир Влади́мирович Маяко́вский) is not the most popular or most loved poet, playwright, writer or artist of Soviet Russia. His name is too closely entwined with the early days of the Soviet System and as an early prominent representative of Russian Futurism his art is not to everyone’s taste.
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it’s just a book…soviet russia I

December 10th, 2008 · Comments Off · Coffee Table Books, History, It's just a Book, Soviet Russia

David King “The Commissar Vanishes”
An incredible book that documents the evil, lunacy and silliness of power hungry political rulers; in this case Soviet Russia. Author David King collected these images over a period of 20 years.  Soviet art departments falsified history through retouching, faking or simply cropping photographs by adding or eliminating politicians depending on [...]

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