Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Check out a collection of old photos by Igor Palmin picturing Soviet reality.

Chechnya. A shepherd’s son, 1977.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. Outskirts, a snowfall, 1977.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. Kuskovo. End of season, 1977.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow, 1979.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow, “Economy must be saving!”; Sverdlov Square, 1981.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. A meeting, 1977.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. Yard. Football. 1980.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. Subway, 1970s.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Yalta, 1983.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Day Two. 08.20.91.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. Vozdvigenkaya Street, 1981.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Near Lake Baikal.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Art historian Yuri Molok and writer Lilya Brik (1891 -1978), Artist’s House, 1976.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Julia Voznesenskaya, a writer, Leningrad, 1976.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Alexandra Azarh-Granovskaya, an actress and then director of Jewish State Theater. She was a wife of the founder of State Jewish Chamber Theater Aleksey Granovskii (real name is Abraham Azarkh), 1978.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Yevgeny Yevtushenko, a Soviet and Russian poet, writer, director, screenwriter, 1975.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Bella Akhmadulina – a poet, writer, translator, one of the most prominent Soviet lyric poets of the 20th century. Artist’s House at Kuznetsky Bridge, 1974.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Vladimir Vysotsky, a Russian and Soviet poet, composer and performer, artist, actor. Celebration of the 15th anniversary of Taganka Theater, 1979.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Artist and designer Lita (Aelita) Lomakina, 1979.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

V.Kharlov’s wife artist Vera Ushakova. Zhivotovo-Rusinovo, The Kirov Region, 1984.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Visitors, 1990.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Yalta.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Day Three. White House. 08.21.91.

‘For Russia’.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. Pigeon fancier, 1976.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. A passerby, Griboyedov Street, 1978.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

The Republic of Buryat. Zakamensk. A kid with a puppy.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

The Republic of Buryat. A stopover before the Selenga River, 1980.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Riga (Latvia). Old Town, 1959.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Vilnius, Old Town (Lithuania), 1976.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. At a crossroad, 1980.

The sign runs, “Atelier”.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Vladivostok, 1985.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Chopper. Pechory, the Pskov Region, 1983.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. A communal apartment, having breakfast in the kitchen, 1972.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Old Tallinn, 1983.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow, 1985.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin\

Yakutia. The Tiksi Region. A white night in Tundra, 1984.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. A cat in artist Igor Obrosov’s studio, 1985.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Tashkent, an underground transition, 1979.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Settlement Itum-Calle, a fight, 1977.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. Vozdvizhenka Street, 1982.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Painter Lidia Masterkova at her home-studio, 1968.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Kolomna, the Moscow Region. A weddings procession, 1981.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

O.E., an old resident of Arbat, 1981.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moskow. ‘Hot Rolls’ kiosk. The sign runs, ”Rolls are not available”.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

Moscow. ‘Buy some ice-cream!’ 1984.

Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin

The Republic of Buryat. Zakamensk, 1980.

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11 thoughts on “Soviet Reality by Igor Palmin”

  1. 1st photo. Object on boys left, our right, slung over the pole, is a horse pack saddle, it looks like an English military one to me. More like these please

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