Sunday, 7 December 2008

Motherland




The image of mother was explored quite heavily in Soviet Union, especially in Latvia where the society is quite matriarchal. Such sculptural objects and paintings symbolized the wealthy, caring and loving motherland. These two images are from Līvāni and Daugavpils.
Photos by (c) Arnis Balcus

1 comment:

Helmut said...

nice images (reminders).
i might blog about these if i remember tomorrow.. (at my blog startlatvia dot com)