Category: Soviet Union

Maslenitsa festivities in Russian artBoris…

Maslenitsa festivities in Russian art

  1. Boris Kustodiyev “Maslenitsa” (1919)
  2. Vasily Surikov “

    The Capture of Snow Town” (1891)

  3. Konstantin Makovsky “Maslenitsa Festival on Admiralteyskaya square in Petersburg” (1869)
  4. Valentin Belykh “Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. Maslenitsa” (1908)
  5. Semyon Kozhin “Maslenitsa. Sendoff” (?)
  6. Pyotr Gruzinsky “Maslenitsa” (1889)
  7. Boris Kustodiyev “Maslenitsa” (1919)

  8. Boris Kustodiyev “Maslenitsa” (1920) 

la-francaise-de-coeur:Привет! Мне интересно узнать, что значит…

la-francaise-de-coeur:

Привет! Мне интересно узнать, что значит этот плакат по-английски? 

Советский плакат: «Нам открывать миры далёкие!».

Ночное такси. 1950-е годы.Night taxi. 1950s.

Ночное такси. 1950-е годы.

Night taxi. 1950s.

«Ишь ты, масленица!» (Bah, Butterfeast!) — a super popular…

«Ишь ты, масленица!» (Bah, Butterfeast!) — a super popular Soviet Armenian cartoon. It’s not about Maslenitsa per se, but it’s culturally iconic in its use of the word Maslenitsa. 🙂

Watch with English subtitles above!

Every day this week(Image from Krestyanka 1969)

Every day this week

(Image from Krestyanka 1969)

socheritage: Apartment blocks for workers, Warsaw, 1979. …

socheritage:

Apartment blocks for workers, Warsaw, 1979. #socheritage photo: © Alain Le Garsmeur

Жилые дома для рабочих. Варшава, ПНР. 1979 год.

Nevsky prospekt in Leningrad (St Petersburg), 1948

Nevsky prospekt in Leningrad (St Petersburg), 1948

The Pokrovsky Gate, an iconic Soviet film, premiered on this…

The Pokrovsky Gate, an iconic Soviet film, premiered on this day, February 11, in 1983. 

ruscatontheroof: “Hello, Master!” Illustrations E. Migunov…

ruscatontheroof:

“Hello, Master!” Illustrations E. Migunov (1987)

“Здравствуй, мастер!” Художник Е.Мигунов (1987)

“Teatralnaya Square” by V. I. Vinokur, 1950s

“Teatralnaya Square” by V. I. Vinokur, 1950s