Roman Pyatkovka

Roman Pyatkovka

repeatedly emphasized the influence of Boris Mikhailov on his work, demonstrated in a range of techniques that had become a hallmark of the Kharkiv School. However, it was the notions of brutality and sexuality that became his main contribution to the KSP aesthetics. Nude bodies (forbidden in Soviet photography before the 1990s) in provocative poses and scenes have always infested his images.

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