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Works by Soviet war photographer Vladislav Mikosha exhibited in Beijing

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Works by Soviet war photographer Vladislav Mikosha exhibited in Beijing


23.09.2021

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The works of the Soviet military cameraman and photographer Vladislav Mikosha are exhibited in Beijing, TASS reports. The exposition kiccked off on Thursday, September 23,  at the National Museum of Art.

The photographer spent over a year on a trip in China back in 1949. During his travels, he made a lot of coloured photos of the People's Republic of China during the fist months after its foundation.

According to the Russian Ambassador to China, Andrey Denisov, the photographer never parted for more than 60 years. His works can be called a real chronicle in photographs, with their help one can trace the formation of a new state and society. This is without a doubt a great historic moment, the ambassador added.

The exposition was organized with the participation of the Department of Culture and the Multimedia Art Museum of Moscow. Among the exhibits are photographs of guests from the Soviet Union in the Forbidden City, celebrations held on Tiananmen Square on October 1, 1949, timed to coincide with the formation of the People's Republic of China. The pictures depict workers, soldiers of the People's Liberation Army of China, militias at the front, train stations, streets, landing on the Yangtze River.

The exhibition will run until October 17.

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