Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Russian protest art on show

An article with some visuals on an exhibition of modern Russian protest art, which has some striking similarities to street art, Soviet poster art and Krokodil. I'm intrigued by the dissected crocodile in one of the photos.

Krokodil and Russian folklore

Krokodil cartoons very often employed folkloric characters and themes. Soviet graphic satire owed much to pre-revolutionary popular prints...