Drawing, 5 x (75 x 55 cm).
Materials: charcoal on paper
Collection: Collectie M HKA, Antwerp .
In 1934 Oleksandr Rodchenko created the album 10 Years of Uzbekistan. Some top government officials of the Soviet Uzbekistan, whose photographs were published in the album, were repressed during 1937-1938. Rodchenko brushed the faces of the political prisoners with ink in his author's copy of the album. Storing the portraits of “public enemies" may have resulted in arrest. I affirm that black stains on the commissioners' faces are faces themselves, faces of spirits of history, spirits-spectators. History (i.e. augmentation of ruins) is producing itself under their sight.
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