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Painting "LENIN IN A STRIPED JACKET" | Artist Oleksandr Balbyshev | Jose Art Gallery
Painting "LENIN IN A STRIPED JACKET" | Artist Oleksandr Balbyshev | Jose Art Gallery
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LENIN IN A STRIPED JACKET

This is an oil painting on the old portrait of Lenin. In 2015 the Ukrainian government banned all symbols and images associated with the USSR. But numerous oil portraits, sculptures, monuments and other images of Lenin began to be removed from public places decades before the "decommunization laws". What happened to the hundreds of thousands portraits of former Soviet leader? Many of them are already destroyed. Some of them had been left in attics or basements. Oleksandr is looking for all these forgotten things and giving them a new life and a new artistic content.

Painting
Materials: oil/canvas
Size:   60 W x 80 H x 2 D   cm
Year of creation: 2017
The artwork has been sold
From Oleksandr Balbyshev , Ukraine
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