Freaks, a heading in Literature

Moscow, Russia

The rubric of the last entertaining page “12 chairs” in the Literary Gazette. In the 60 – 80’s. A popular rubric where caricatures of artists of the new generation were printed.

The first with their drawings appeared in it Vitaly Peskov, Vagrich Bakhchanyan, Vladimir Ivanov and Igor Makarov. Their cartoons have gone from political moralization, have become more cheerful, more subtle, more philosophical, and often had a hidden meaning, recognized by enlightened people of that time.

M. Valiakhmetov


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