Friday, May 28, 2010

Gely Korzhev - Homer

Gely Korzhev (1925 -   ) -  Homer (1959)
Russian Stamp Issued 1968

Korzhev was a painter who did his work in the socialist realism style that was sponsored by the Soviet Union in the 1950s and 1960s.  Many of his works conveyed messages that were not wholly in a style that promoted the state sponsored propaganda of the communist era in Russia.

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