was the officially approved type of art in the Soviet Union for nearly sixty years. All material goods and means of production belonged to the community as a whole, this included means of producing art, which were also seen as powerful propaganda tools.
I am always amazed how artists of the same era create art work in stark contrast.
Spring Day by Nikolai Pozdneev
Sensitive and colorful, these images show a more relaxed approach to life.
Malaya Sadovaya Street
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