Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Farm Work

The work of feeding the masses was a major aspect of the Soviet economy, and there were many paintings done to glorify this work. Here are a few of them.

 Andrei Mylnikov: In Peaceful Fields (1950)

 Dmitri Nalbandian: The Farm Girl

 Elena Yakovenko: Heroes of Socialist Labor (1955)

 Konstantin Shurupov: After Work (1970)

 Larisa Kirillova: Weeding

 Mikhail Bozhiy: Working Day is Over

 Mikhail Gabuniya: Midday

Mikhail Gabuniya: The Tea Pickers (1971)

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