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Soviet Spirit in Naive Illustrations of Angela Jerikh

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Angela Jerikh from Donetsk, Ukraine, keeps painting the Soviet past with an ordinary man in the center of events. The one who has his simple desires, wants to love and to be loved, to drink with friends and enjoy other worldly pleasures apart from building global socialism. Continue reading »

“Eternal Monuments in The Dark”: Photograher Captures Brutalist Beauty Of Fragments of The Socialist Era

According to Xiao Yang, a Chinese urban explorer and photographer, based in Spain: “I’m a photographer and designer who is from Beijing, China. Since 2018, I have moved to Spain to live. I studied and worked as a user experience designer in my past career. Photography may not be my full-time job, but it’s definitely my full-time obsession.” Continue reading »

Impressive Examples of Soviet Brutalism in Architecture

Brutalism – an architectural style of the XX century that separated from modernism. Architects who work in this style are soft on brutal forms and getting much concrete. Continue reading »

Stunning Socialist-Era Architecture: The Brutalism Of Zagreb, Croatia

Exploring Communist-era or Socialist-era architecture isn’t on the standard bucket list of most European tourists. The historic old-worldliness of European cities is legendary, indeed, most tourists crave a labyrinth of winding cobble-stoned streets, lined with richly decorated centuries-old buildings – the typical scenes in the “old town” at the heart of most European cities. However, there is a often a much more brutal, and somewhat unknown side to these same locations. Continue reading »

Postage Stamps of the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya


Very antique. Continue reading »