Soviet-era statues

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Soviet-era statues are statuary art as figured prominently in the art of the Soviet Union.

Soviet-era statues most frequently depicted significant state and party leaders, such as Joseph Stalin and Vladimir Lenin. C

Communist symbology was of great importance for propaganda purposes. Such symbolism including other statues that were portrayals of realist allegorical figures in motion, figuratively striding forward into the new Soviet age, as well as Soviet role models, such as Nurkhon.[1]

The sole statue of Stalin in Budapest, Hungary, was destroyed by citizens during the 1956 Hungarian Revolution; no replacement was ever made.

There is a Soviet Statue park (Grutas Park, promoted to tourists as Stalin World) in Lithuania, and a Statue Park (Szoborpark) in Budapest, Hungary.

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  1. ^ National Encyclopedia of Uzbekistan (OʻzME). Birinchi jild. Tashkent, 2000

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