Most extraordinary Bus stops? Yes, the former Soviet Union promoted the art to his own way, and is one of the most used to let artists express precisely supports were bus stops.Photographer Christopher Herwig has been dedicated to capture these small monuments, and are simply amazing.
The result is a fantastic book entitled precisely Soviet Bus Stops . Why this exuberance when building something as simple as a bus stop? Christopher Herwig explains:
Most extraordinary bus stops? The local bus stops proved to be fertile ground for artistic experimentation during the Soviet period. They were built with virtually no design constraints or budgetary constraints. The result is an astonishing variety of styles ranging from the strictest brutalism to the most exuberant whims.
Most extraordinary bus stops? The book shows examples of these structures photographed in former Soviet republics such as Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Moldova, Armenia, Abkhazia, Georgia, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Estonia. Here we offer some examples. The book is available here .[via Christopher Herwig ]
Photos: Soviet Bus Stops / Christopher Herwig