Friday, October 30, 2009

Rostov Tile Art

In Rostov, there is extensive tile art that can be seen in its underground passageway. This artwork, made in the 60's, depicts the history of Russia. Events include anything from various wars, the space race, Russian farmers, Russians enjoying leisure activities, famous landmarks, several representations of traditional Russian occupations, to traditional Russian toys. This art spans the entire length of the underground passage way, making for a phenomenal display. More pictures can be found here:

1 comment:

loquacious said...

Greetings Anders,

Thanks for putting the photos from EnglishAmerica in your Stetson blog. We saw Rostov on Don on the train to Sochi recently... a big city on a big river! Too often we don't pay enough attention to the Russia outside of St Petersburg and Moscow.

The metro stations in St Petersburg are works of beauty which we like to show to visitors.

Please visit American Russia Observations and consider adding us to your links, too. I'm always happy to hear from students with questions about how to study here, what it's like, what are the first steps to take... reminds me of when I was your age just 45 years ago!

All the best to you all,

Rob MacDonald