35.4x26.4 in ~ Painting, Oil
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About the artwork
This contemporary artwork is made of Lenin's found soviet-era portrait. The canvas is a little damaged. The artwork is framed with a hand painted old soviet-era wooden frame. The frame dimensions are 103 x 81 cm.The unframed painting is 90 x 67 cm.
For many Ukrainians who, like me, shares Western values, Lenin is a dictator and murderer who initiated an occupation of my country in 1917-1921. From that time until 1991, Ukraine wasn't free.
Even now, like numerous old soviet-era propagandistic images of Lenin, the ghost of a monster country called the USSR is still here. Lenin's successor from the Kremlin tries to destroy an independent Ukraine and pull it into Moscow's deadly hug.
In my art project, I try to overcome the traumatic historical experience of my country by transforming the sinister shards of the USSR into something funny and not scary. I try to show that we can defeat even the strongest evil. But even in a case of a win, we must be alert to prevent the enemy from rising again.
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