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Soviet Propaganda Posters of the Second World War

Monday 08.29.2011 , Posted by

These incredible posters produced by the Soviet Union’s Moscow based news agency, TASS, during the Second World War, show the history of the conflict from a particularly vibrant and often gruesome Soviet perspective. The large prints, reaching between 5 and 10 feet tall, were displayed in shop windows throughout the war, with nearly a poster produced for every day of Russian involvement (1941-1945). Like an artistic journal, the posters (displayed here in chronological order) are especially interesting in the way the they track the progress of the war and the attitudes of their creators as the conflict progressed. [Read more…]

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Amsterdam: From World War II to Now

Monday 11.22.2010 , Posted by

Using old photographs and duplicate shots at their same location over 60 years later, Jo Teeuwisse has created images that juxtapose time and political climate from a bygone era with today. Showing just how much time has changed, the original images in these photographs were taken before, during and after the Nazis occupied Amsterdam.

For more on Teeuwisse’s superb work, be sure to check out her flickr photos or hab3045.nl.

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