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10 Artists Who Were Victims of Repressions, Remembered in Street Art

Nikolai Gumilyov. Vsevolod Meyerhold. Boris Pilnyak. Osip Mandelstam. Alexander Vvedensky. Pavel Florensky. Gustav Shpet. Nikolai Klyuev. Mikhail Koltsov. Daniil Kharms.

All famous Russian artists who fell victim to repressions in the Soviet gulag between the 1920s and the 1940s.

As part of a new exhibition by the Russian street artist Zoom, portraits of the 10 artists feature on the wall next to the GULAG History Museum in Moscow. As part of the interactive experience, the portraits can only be seen when sprayed with water.

Here are some of the portraits and a video below:

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