Joe Stalin’s Rolls Royce and other early Russian photos

jimcasper writes, “A remarkable exhibition of 150 vintage prints by Russian photographer Piotr Ostrup are on display 7 November to 2 December 2007 at the Moscow Museum of Modern Art.This exhibition is not a strict documentary testimony or historical narrative. It is an exhibition of the art photography of one of the most important photographers of Russia during the first half of the XXth century. According to the curators: “The exhibition is composed of photographs made in a particular historical time in a particular geographical-historical-cultural space”: the Great October Socialist Revolution of 1917 in Russia, which was one of the most disruptive turning points of the XXth century.

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Source: lens culture photography weblog via digitalarte.co.uk

6 November, 2007|photography|