Tag Archives: Vladimir Resin

First they came for Peter the Great

Back when sculptor Zurab Tsereteli first built the thing, in 1991-1992, the guy balancing atop an oddly proportioned stack of bronze ships (caravelles?) was supposed to be Christopher Columbus. But, strangely, neither Spain, nor the U.S., nor any Latin American … Continue reading

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Okay, now I feel bad

I’ve been laying into Moscow Mayor Yuri Luzhkov on this blog for not giving enough of a shit about the apocalyptic conditions in his city to come back from vacation. Also, for taking care of his honey bees, but not … Continue reading

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