Sculpture I.Shadra «Cobblestone - weapon of the proletariat»
Variations on a theme «...with a film across Moscow»
Camera: Samsung AF SLIM
Film: Kodak Gold 100 (Expired 09/2004)
Scanner: Epson Stylus Photo RX500
Scanned copy of the original negative. Color negative scanned in black and white. No further treatment was carried out, without any processing. In the mode «as is»
«Cobblestone - weapon of the proletariat» - the famous sculpture, made by the Soviet sculptor ID Shadr in 1927 from plaster and in 1947 cast in bronze. The plaster version is kept in the Tretyakov Gallery. A copy of the bronze in 1967, is set in the Presnensky district of Moscow, in the park of the December uprising (architects Kazarnovskii MN, LN Matyushin).
sculpture Hero is a generalized image of the proletarian beginning of the XX century, a fighter for the revolutionary ideals and freedom. Sculpture has gained popularity in the USSR and gave rise playfully ironic popular expression «Cobblestone - weapon of the proletariat»