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Moscow exhibition on 20th-century Russian transport

An exhibition about travel and transport in 20th-century Russia, called ‘Russia on the Road. Planes, Trains and Automobiles. 1920–1990’, is on at Moscow’s Institute of Russian Realist Art (IRRA) until 22 May.

Moscow, Russia.
Moscow, Russia. Image by Pavel Kazachkov / CC BY 2.0

The exhibition has four sections: Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Love and Machines, Wild Russia, and The Space Race, featuring around 60 artworks by well-known Russian 20th-century artists. The historical period covered by the exhibition starts with the 1917 Russian Revolution and follows the developments in Russian life and the huge impact of changes in transport and travel until the final days of the Soviet Union.

Read more: themoscowtimes.com