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Retrospective » The Breakup of the USSR. oil on birch panel 29.5″x 34.5″ (1990)

The Breakup of the USSR.  oil on birch panel 29.5"x 34.5" (1990)

All the signs were glaringly obvious so Fenton “of the duck and cover generation” made this prediction painting that the USSR was going to break up. He used a blown up Soviet tank as a visual metaphor for the giants collapse.