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Saturday, December 19, 2009

odd indeed

(odd and coincidental in that i had to go to a store yesterday which exclusively featured male nudes, and i'm being gentle with that description. the man behind the counter asked me, 'stocking stuffers?'. i said, 'so to speak'..... you had to be there. it WAS funny)

Stalin defaced drawings of nude men with rude comments

By Agence France-Presse
MOSCOW — An unprecedented exhibition opened in Moscow Friday of nude prints with scrawled comments apparently written by former Soviet leader Joseph Stalin that make ribald references to his party comrades.

Titled "Messages from the Great Leader: Stalin's Autographs," the week-long exhibition shows prints of 19th- and 20th-century art works that Stalin is said to have defaced with messages in coloured pencil.

"Ginger bastard Radek, if he hadn't pissed against the wind, if he hadn't been angry, he would be alive," he wrote across the leg of a weighty male nude.

The macabre comment was an apparent reference to Karl Radek, the former head of the international communist organisation, the Comintern, believed to have been shot dead by Stalin's secret police in 1939............

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