Tag Archives: Russia

Seventeen Moments in Soviet History

Seventeen Moments in Soviet History. The history from 1917, when the Bolsheviks seize power (The October Revolution), until 1991, with the End of the Soviet Union. A lot of additional information through videos, texts, images, music, audio, photo essays and … Continue reading

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Military Posters of 20th century

Military Posters of 20th century: an excellent site with hundreds of posters. In this site you can find biggest in WWW collection of Military Posters: Russo-Japanese war, WW1, WW2, Civil Wars in Russia and Spain, Cold War. (via andreaxmas)

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Children’s Books of the Early Soviet Era

Children’s Books of the Early Soviet Era is a virtual exhibition is curated by the Rare and Special Collections Division, McGill University Libraries. Fabulous collection. (via Martin Klasch and scribblingwoman)

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From Russia with love

From Russia with love is an exhibition from The Wurst, an online gallery. Each artist was sent a blank set of Russian nesting dolls, and this is what happened: Visit the site to see all artworks of this exhibition. (via … Continue reading

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HAPPY EASTER!

I want to wish a wonderful Easter to everybody. Many chocolate eggs for everybody! Easter links: Russian Easter postcards. Easter egg by Wikipedia. Origin of Easter Eggs. (via Exclamation Mark) Easter related images on New York Public Library. Links with … Continue reading

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Unrealised Moscow

Unrealised Moscow: drawings of unrealised architecture projects of Moscow from the 1930s to the early 1950s. (via wmmna)

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David Douglas Duncan archive

The archive of photos of the photographer and author David Douglas Duncan. Between the archive there are portraits, his portraits, photos of War, Islam, Russia, Pablo Picasso, Martin Gray and Henri Cartier-Bresson.

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Russian Woman in Engravings and Lithographs

Russian Woman in Engravings and Lithographs The portraits show the ideal female in accordance with how artists of the period from Peter the Great’s days to the latter half of the 19th century saw and represented a feminine beauty. The … Continue reading

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