Tag Archives: Russian

Collision of cultures

19 Jul

This is a exquisite collision of cultures: Russian Modern style meets Magical Realism in an illustration for the Gabriel Garcia Marquez novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude”. Christopher Walken is so himself, here. Evgeny Parfenov is the artist. Other illustrations can be seen on his blog.

Elegant, Medieval, Russian

25 May

I’ve always been fascinated with this style of architecture. Between the age of these structures and the fact that they’re made of wood, how they’ve survived the harsh Russian climate is a puzzler. Decay at its finest.