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Monument to the Soviet Army - Sofia, Bulgaria (June 2011)
In mid-June, anonymous artists repainted the Soviet soldiers on a war monument in Sofia as comic-book superheroes. Beyond merely irritating the authorities with the farce, the gesture raises the question of the relationship between power, art and history.
Link:http://www.presseurop.eu/en/content/article/765421-superheroes-soviet-sofia

Monument to the Soviet Army - Sofia, Bulgaria (June 2011)

In mid-June, anonymous artists repainted the Soviet soldiers on a war monument in Sofia as comic-book superheroes. Beyond merely irritating the authorities with the farce, the gesture raises the question of the relationship between power, art and history.

Link:http://www.presseurop.eu/en/content/article/765421-superheroes-soviet-sofia

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#power  #art  #farce  #comic book superheroes  #communist statue  #history  #past and present  #public art  #public sculpture  #Sofia  #Bulgaria 
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