[Kindle] Decommunized: Ukrainian Soviet Mosaics By Yevgen Nikiforov
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UNFORTUNATELY I WOULD HAVE LIKED TO I would have liked to background information about some of the artists But The book presents the first comprehensive study of Soviet monumental mosaics outstanding artefacts of the cultural heritage of the era Photographer Yevgen Nikiforov spent three years traveling all around Ukraine including the presently occupied Autonomous Republic of Crimea Donetsk and Lugansk oblasts in search of the most interesting art pieces of the 1950s 1980s within the context of Soviet Modernism He.
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