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"New" Europe

A work made of stencil.

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  • A work made of stencil.

Date:

October 25, 1944

Artist:

Kukryniksy
(Russian, founded 1924)

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Kukryniksy

Title

"New" Europe

Place

Russia (Artist's nationality:)

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Original 1944

Medium

Stencil

Inscriptions

“The young powers of all of Europe are now gathered with in Germany”, say Berlin’s newscasters. By “young powers” they mean – apart from [Horia] Sima and Tsankov – slobbering Petain, the runaway Duce and the clearly non-Finnish Finns. Never mind, let them gather: it will be easier to catch them.” Krasnaia zvezda (Red Star)

Dimensions

133.2 × 122.8 cm (52 1/2 × 48 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the USSR Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries

Reference Number

2010.106

Extended information about this artwork

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