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  • Writer's pictureMichael Laxer

Daily LIFT #924

Portrait of a Hero of Socialist Labor, AN Butorov, worker of Cherepovets plant, oil on canvas, DV Zhuravlev, USSR 1978 -- Daily LIFT #924

The Cherepovets steel mill was the second largest in the USSR. As with so much of Soviet art this piece was a celebration of working-class heroes.


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