04 August 2011

Marx, Engels, Tretchikoff


In 1978, Ruphin Coudyzer made this photo at an exhibition of Tretchikoff's latest works.

I grew up in the Soviet Russia, so this image instantly reminded me of another familiar picture:


This is the red trinity, founders of Communist thought - Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels and Vladimir Lenin, as they were routinely depicted in the USSR.

What can we make out of this?...

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