0 Soviet Union As Seen by Haitian Photographer Gerald Bloncourt

Soviet Union As Seen by Haitian Photographer Gerald Bloncourt

Posted on March 27, 2016 by team


Haitian photographer, artist and engraver Gerald Bloncourt was forced to leave his native land and move to France in 1946, where he won international acclaim in all spheres mentioned above. Paris gave him education and development. Gerald was working as a press photographer for popular magazines, his pictures were expressive and precise. He knew how to show life from all sides, being a true master of photo-portraits. Even outstanding people looked different on his photos, the way nobody's seen them before.

Here is a collection of photos made by Bloncourt in the Soviet Union in the 50-60s.

On the image above - the world first cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin in 1961.


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Cosmonaut Khrunov in the Soviet embassy in Paris, 1972.

Textile factory workers in Minsk, Belarus discussing new patterns, 1967.

Peasants in the Moscow region, winter 1959.

Soviet tourists in Moscow, 1963.

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