Soviet Bus Stops

by Christopher Herwig


Photographs: Christopher Herwig

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

192 pages

Pictures: 157

Year: 2015

ISBN: 9780993191107

Price: 29

Comments: 160 x 200 mm, second edition

A hugely successful Kickstarter project that attracted considerable media interest around the world resulted in a self-published limited edition book which sold out in two weeks with great demand for more copies. Martin Parr voted it one of the best books of 2014. • Collectable as part of the FUEL Publishing Russian series of books.

Photographer Christopher Herwig has covered more than 30,000km by car, bike, bus and taxi in 13 former Soviet countries discovering and documenting these unexpected treasures of modern art. From the shores of the Black Sea to the endless Kazakh steppe, these bus stops show the range of public art from the Soviet era and give a rare glimpse into the creative minds of the time. The book represents the most comprehensive and diverse collection of Soviet bus stop design ever assembled from: Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Abkhazia, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. With a foreword by writer, critic and television presenter Jonathan Meades.

About the Author

With twenty years of experience in over ninety countries, Christopher Herwig is a Canadian born photographer and videographer determined to find beauty and inspiration in all aspects of life. A firm believer that the thrill of exploration is still alive in the world has sent him hitch-hiking from Vancouver to Cape Town, across Iceland by foot and raft, and through Europe on a bike. Currently based in Jordan. He has provided photos from some of the remotest regions of the world, from the Pamir mountains in Tajikistan to the rainforests of West Africa, for publications including GEO, CNN Traveler, Geographical, and Lonely Planet. He has worked extensively with non-government organizations and development agencies in some


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Soviet Bus Stops

by Christopher Herwig


Photographs: Christopher Herwig

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

192 pages

Pictures: 157

Year: 2015

ISBN: 9780993191107

Price: 29

Comments: 160 x 200 mm, second edition

A hugely successful Kickstarter project that attracted considerable media interest around the world resulted in a self-published limited edition book which sold out in two weeks with great demand for more copies. Martin Parr voted it one of the best books of 2014. • Collectable as part of the FUEL Publishing Russian series of books.

Photographer Christopher Herwig has covered more than 30,000km by car, bike, bus and taxi in 13 former Soviet countries discovering and documenting these unexpected treasures of modern art. From the shores of the Black Sea to the endless Kazakh steppe, these bus stops show the range of public art from the Soviet era and give a rare glimpse into the creative minds of the time. The book represents the most comprehensive and diverse collection of Soviet bus stop design ever assembled from: Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Abkhazia, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. With a foreword by writer, critic and television presenter Jonathan Meades.

About the Author

With twenty years of experience in over ninety countries, Christopher Herwig is a Canadian born photographer and videographer determined to find beauty and inspiration in all aspects of life. A firm believer that the thrill of exploration is still alive in the world has sent him hitch-hiking from Vancouver to Cape Town, across Iceland by foot and raft, and through Europe on a bike. Currently based in Jordan. He has provided photos from some of the remotest regions of the world, from the Pamir mountains in Tajikistan to the rainforests of West Africa, for publications including GEO, CNN Traveler, Geographical, and Lonely Planet. He has worked extensively with non-government organizations and development agencies in some


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A collector's choice by josefchladek.com

Soviet Bus Stops

by Christopher Herwig


Photographs: Christopher Herwig

Publisher: Thames & Hudson

192 pages

Pictures: 157

Year: 2015

ISBN: 9780993191107

Price: 29

Comments: 160 x 200 mm, second edition

A hugely successful Kickstarter project that attracted considerable media interest around the world resulted in a self-published limited edition book which sold out in two weeks with great demand for more copies. Martin Parr voted it one of the best books of 2014. • Collectable as part of the FUEL Publishing Russian series of books.

Photographer Christopher Herwig has covered more than 30,000km by car, bike, bus and taxi in 13 former Soviet countries discovering and documenting these unexpected treasures of modern art. From the shores of the Black Sea to the endless Kazakh steppe, these bus stops show the range of public art from the Soviet era and give a rare glimpse into the creative minds of the time. The book represents the most comprehensive and diverse collection of Soviet bus stop design ever assembled from: Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Abkhazia, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. With a foreword by writer, critic and television presenter Jonathan Meades.

About the Author

With twenty years of experience in over ninety countries, Christopher Herwig is a Canadian born photographer and videographer determined to find beauty and inspiration in all aspects of life. A firm believer that the thrill of exploration is still alive in the world has sent him hitch-hiking from Vancouver to Cape Town, across Iceland by foot and raft, and through Europe on a bike. Currently based in Jordan. He has provided photos from some of the remotest regions of the world, from the Pamir mountains in Tajikistan to the rainforests of West Africa, for publications including GEO, CNN Traveler, Geographical, and Lonely Planet. He has worked extensively with non-government organizations and development agencies in some


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