Life as a celebration in the famed pictures of the magazine Ogonek

In the 1970s, with the advent of the so-called era of stagnation, celebration gradually ceased to be the main theme of Soviet photography. Since 2009 Ogonek has been part of Kommersant Publishing House and issued in the usual large format with extra photos. // Grinder at the Lyudinovsk diesel locomotive construction plant, delegate of the 26th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Gennady Petrukhin with his son Alexander. Kaluga Region, 1981

In the 1970s, with the advent of the so-called era of stagnation, celebration gradually ceased to be the main theme of Soviet photography. Since 2009 Ogonek has been part of Kommersant Publishing House and issued in the usual large format with extra photos. // Grinder at the Lyudinovsk diesel locomotive construction plant, delegate of the 26th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Gennady Petrukhin with his son Alexander. Kaluga Region, 1981

Mikhail Savin, from the archives of Ogonek magazine
The Multimedia Art Museum is hosting an exhibition entitled "Life as a Celebration," dedicated to the 115th anniversary of the legendary Soviet (now Russian) magazine Ogonek (Spark).
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