Diary

by Boris Mikhailov


Photographs: Boris Mihailov

Publisher: Walther König

430 pages

Pictures: about 900 illustrations

Year: 2015

ISBN: 978-3-86335-816-7

Comments: hardcover, 19,8 × 28 cm, supplement with a text by Francesco Zanot, English

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“These photographs are dedicated to the Blaue Horse group. This group or movement of young people, many of whom were students in my home city at the end of the 1950s, deep in the Soviet times, loved the Beatles, danced to rock and roll, and dreamt about the freedom of the West. They came under great pressure from the government ... four of them were convicted and went to jail ... for pornography (convicting someone for madness or pornography was one of the ways used to crack down onanyopposition).Asoneofthemain proofs, the court was presented with photographs of these young people on the beach, in swimwear, striking ”Western” poses. ... I started with my photography about five years later; it was the time when it was forbidden to shoot many– or almost all—thing, but no one kills for it already ...” (Boris Mikhailov)

> selected among the Best Photobooks 2015 by Jeffrey Ladd


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Diary

by Boris Mikhailov


Photographs: Boris Mihailov

Publisher: Walther König

430 pages

Pictures: about 900 illustrations

Year: 2015

ISBN: 978-3-86335-816-7

Comments: hardcover, 19,8 × 28 cm, supplement with a text by Francesco Zanot, English

sold out

“These photographs are dedicated to the Blaue Horse group. This group or movement of young people, many of whom were students in my home city at the end of the 1950s, deep in the Soviet times, loved the Beatles, danced to rock and roll, and dreamt about the freedom of the West. They came under great pressure from the government ... four of them were convicted and went to jail ... for pornography (convicting someone for madness or pornography was one of the ways used to crack down onanyopposition).Asoneofthemain proofs, the court was presented with photographs of these young people on the beach, in swimwear, striking ”Western” poses. ... I started with my photography about five years later; it was the time when it was forbidden to shoot many– or almost all—thing, but no one kills for it already ...” (Boris Mikhailov)

> selected among the Best Photobooks 2015 by Jeffrey Ladd


More books by Boris Mikhailov

more books tagged »Ukrainian« | >> see all

more books tagged »nude« | >> see all

more books tagged »Eastern Europe« | >> see all

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A collector's choice by josefchladek.com

Diary

by Boris Mikhailov


Photographs: Boris Mihailov

Publisher: Walther König

430 pages

Pictures: about 900 illustrations

Year: 2015

ISBN: 978-3-86335-816-7

Comments: hardcover, 19,8 × 28 cm, supplement with a text by Francesco Zanot, English

sold out

“These photographs are dedicated to the Blaue Horse group. This group or movement of young people, many of whom were students in my home city at the end of the 1950s, deep in the Soviet times, loved the Beatles, danced to rock and roll, and dreamt about the freedom of the West. They came under great pressure from the government ... four of them were convicted and went to jail ... for pornography (convicting someone for madness or pornography was one of the ways used to crack down onanyopposition).Asoneofthemain proofs, the court was presented with photographs of these young people on the beach, in swimwear, striking ”Western” poses. ... I started with my photography about five years later; it was the time when it was forbidden to shoot many– or almost all—thing, but no one kills for it already ...” (Boris Mikhailov)

> selected among the Best Photobooks 2015 by Jeffrey Ladd


More books by Boris Mikhailov

more books tagged »Ukrainian« | >> see all

more books tagged »nude« | >> see all

more books tagged »Eastern Europe« | >> see all

more books tagged »collage« | >> see all

A collector's choice by josefchladek.com