Born in the USSR
2007
Sculpture
wood

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$500

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All of us, who are over 30, are not from childhood, but from a totalitarian “sovok” (the colloquial name for the USSR – transl.). We put on new jeans; we cruise around the world, but somewhere inside there is a stone monster with closed eyes and ears, covered with Soviet moss and depicted by Soviet obscene words. Nearby, a mountain goat is grazing.

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Alexander Vygovsky is a master of easel sculpture and outstanding representative of the modern art. He mostly works with wood; however he also has masterpieces made of plastic, metal, and construction foam. Once, when one of the journalists pester... More
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