Tag Archives: Gulag

Happy New Year :) Darkest posts from 2015

Alfred Kubin., Tormented. Harvey Marcus, Myra Hindley: When Art is Evil. Danzig Baldaev, Scenes from the Gulag Mendel Grossman, Lodz Ghetto Magritte, the Menaced Assassin Killers Among Us

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Issachar Ber Ryback, Man Eating Soup

Painting showing Issachar Ber Ryback’s use of Expressionist technique, similar to Chaim Soutine. While this image details a poor Jew in a Pre World War II shetl eating soup, when I saw it I could not help but remember some … Continue reading

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Danzig Baldaev–scenes from the GULAG

Danzig Baldaev was employed by the GULAG. The son of an ‘enemy of the people’, he was subject to repression in communist Russia and sent to an orphanage for children of political prisoners. After serving in the army in World War II, he came … Continue reading

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