May 1 - In the former Soviet Union, 1 May was International Workers' Day and was celebrated with huge parades in cities like Moscow. Though the celebrations are low-key nowadays, several groups march on that day to protest grievances the workers have
High quality giclee fine art reprint of a 1935 Soviet travel poster by S Sakharov designed for the State Travel Company Intourist, available at www.AntikBar.co.uk. This poster advertised the Crimea and features the Sparrows Nest Palace near Yalta.
I find this piece to be equally disturbing and interesting, as the child is depicted smoking a pipe, but the smoke coming out is replaced with a collage of black and white images. It is a strange one but though-provoking.