Vladimir Putin fondles puppies, jaguars and babushkas, goes carries while garmented in armor and subjugates evil as a beefy superhero, amongst other admirable flairs. That’s, at least, how the artists and organizers behind a new art exhibition in Moscow have imaged the Russian president.
Dubbed “SUPERPUTIN, ” the facility opened on Wednesday, the same day the 65 -year-old Putin announced his bid for a fourth presidential term. Organizers said in a statement that the exhibition is making an effort to illustrate Putin as a “modern superhero … whose numerous expertises and sciences can fittingly be characterized as’ supertalents’ and’ superpowers.’”
Thirty paintings and sculptures of Putin will be on display at the UMAM museum until Jan. 15. They include artworks imaging him as Santa Claus, a Roman emperor and a Judoka slamming an adversary onto the ground.
“Each painting depicts a quality or a importance of the president, ” pro-Putin activist Yulia Dyuzheva, one of the exhibition’s organizers, told the AFP, as she sounded off what she answered were his many positive attributes.
“He is first and foremost a super chairperson and a super ruler, ” the 22 -year-old pronounced. “[ He is] loyal and respected towards everyone …[ and] has only friends and friends.”
Putin announced his re-election entreat while speaking to a crowd of automobile proletarians in the city of Nizhny Novgorod.
The timing of the two affairs appeared to be a coincidence, with Reuters calling the synchrony “a joyous accident of political theater.”
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