Gaiety is the Most Outstanding Feature of the Soviet Union
Orthodox churches are scrawled into their body, as are swastikas, yet the monochrome portraits or Russian prisoners look serene. “Gaiety is the most outstanding feature of the soviet union,” Stalin once said; and as the collection's title it is laced with as much irony.
Mathew Shearman reviews "Gaiety is the Most Outstanding Feature of the Soviet Union" exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in London.
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