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THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF ANDREI ABRAMOV
Andrei Abramov photographs the newly homeless of Russia, combining social commentary with aesthetic distinction.
Until fairly recently, the phenomenon of homelessness was practically nonexistent in Russia. The chaos following the dissolution of the Soviet Union left thousands living on the streets, dispossessed of their apartments, jobs, and retirement pensions.
The visual drama of Abramov’s photographs ...