Oleksandr Balbyshev


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Dnipro, Ukraine

Metamorphoses of Lenin 39 artworks

In 2015 the Ukrainian government banned all symbols and images associated with the USSR. But numerous oil portraits, sculptures, monuments and other images of Lenin began to be removed from public places decades before the «decommunization laws». What happened to the hundreds of thousands portraits... Read More
In 2015 the Ukrainian government banned all symbols and images associated with the USSR. But numerous oil portraits, sculptures, monuments and other images of Lenin began to be removed from public places decades before the «decommunization laws». What happened to the hundreds of thousands portraits of former Soviet leader? Many of them are already destroyed. Some of them had been left in attics or basements. I am looking for all these forgotten things and giving them a new life and a new artistic content. Read less

46.9x25.8x2.8 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Shredded Lenin with Green Spots" - Painting, 46.9x25.8x2.8 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Pop Art, pop-art-615, Celebrity, History, Political figures, Politics, Portraits, Soviet-era, red, Famous Person, banksy, kusama, circles, Lenin, eccentric, shredder, USSR, Polka Dots, sotsart, fun, dictator, stripes, history, politician, kitsch
$1,950
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Shredded Lenin with Green Spots"
Oil on Canvas (46.9x25.8 in) Licenses available
27.2x23.6x2.6 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev " Lenin with Children #1" - Painting, 27.2x23.6x2.6 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Celebrity, People, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, old portrait, Famous Person, action painting, communism, Lenin, dictator, dripping, abstract, USSR, history, kitsch, sotsart
$1,200
Oleksandr Balbyshev " Lenin with Children #1"
Acrylic on Canvas (27.2x23.6 in) Licenses available
35.4x23.6x1.6 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev " Lenin with Children #2" - Painting, 35.4x23.6x1.6 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Celebrity, People, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, old portrait, Famous Person, action painting, communism, Lenin, dictator, dripping, abstract, USSR, history, kitsch, sotsart
$1,600
Oleksandr Balbyshev " Lenin with Children #2"
Acrylic on Cardboard (35.4x23.6 in) Licenses available
35.4x23.6x0.8 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Balbyshev ”Thanks to Comrade Stalin for our Happy Childhood” - Painting, 35.4x23.6x0.8 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Expressionism, expressionism-591, History, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, old portrait, Famous Person, action painting, communism, dictator, dripping, Stalin, abstract, USSR, history, kitsch, sotsart
$1,800
Balbyshev ”Thanks to Comrade Stalin for our Happy Childhood”
Oil on Canvas (35.4x23.6 in) Licenses available
34.7x26.8x1.6 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Put on a Happy Face" - Painting, 34.7x26.8x1.6 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Pop Art, pop-art-615, Celebrity, Men, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity
$2,000
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Put on a Happy Face"
Oil on Canvas (34.7x26.8 in) Licenses available
31.5x25.6x0.8 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Mysterious Lenin" - Painting, 31.5x25.6x0.8 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Body, Colors, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, history, Polka Dots, kitsch, USSR, abstract, dictator, Lenin, communism, circles, Famous Person, old portrait
$1,600
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Mysterious Lenin"
Oil on Canvas (31.5x25.6 in) Licenses available
31.5x25.6x0.8 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Mysterious Marx" - Painting, 31.5x25.6x0.8 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Body, Colors, Men, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, philosopher, pink, old portrait, Famous Person, communism, marx, Kapital, USSR, history, Polka Dots, kitsch, sotsart
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Oleksandr Balbyshev "Mysterious Marx"
Oil on Canvas (31.5x25.6 in) Licenses available
43.3x43.3x1 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN-MARILYN" - Painting, 43.3x43.3x1 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Men, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, Women, Soviet-era, pride, old portrait, marilyn, pop culture, warhol, Pop-Art, Lenin, eccentric, USSR, joke, sotsart, Balbyshev
$4,660
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN-MARILYN"
Oil on Canvas (43.3x43.3 in) Licenses available
24.1x20.2x2.8 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2017 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Watcher" - Painting, 24.1x20.2x2.8 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Body, Celebrity, Men, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, politician, old portrait, watcher, Pop art, Lenin, dictator, eccentric, USSR, gray, history, gold frame, minimalism
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Oleksandr Balbyshev "Watcher"
Oil on Canvas (24.1x20.2 in) Licenses available
40.4x32.5x1.8 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN ON LSD" - Painting, 40.4x32.5x1.8 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Abstract, abstract-570, Men, People, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, Balbyshev, sotsart, Polka Dots, USSR, colored circles, eccentric, Lenin, kusama, Pop-Art, hirst, Famous Person, spots, old portrait
$3,550
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN ON LSD"
Oil on Canvas (40.4x32.5 in) Licenses available
27.6x19.7x0.8 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2017 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev LENIN WITH SEVEN COLORED LINES - Painting, 27.6x19.7x0.8 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Celebrity, Men, People, Political figures, Politics, politician, color lines, old portrait, Famous Person, dark portrait, Pop-Art, Lenin, dictator, eccentric, USSR, gradient, history, Balbyshev
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Oleksandr Balbyshev LENIN WITH SEVEN COLORED LINES
Oil on Canvas (27.6x19.7 in) Licenses available
40.6x32.7x2.4 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Egg" - Painting, 40.6x32.7x2.4 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Celebrity, Colors, Men, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, Soviet-era, pink, old portrait, Famous Person, Pop-Art, Lenin, eccentric, USSR, geometry, illusion, sotsart
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Oleksandr Balbyshev "Egg"
Oil on Canvas (40.6x32.7 in) Licenses available
41.3x33.5x2 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2017 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN-FRIDA" - Painting, 41.3x33.5x2 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Animals, Celebrity, People, Political figures, Politics, portrait, old portrait, Frida, frida kahlo, Lenin, emotion, USSR, cross-dressing, joke, Dress Up Game, Bearded Frida, fancy dress, Balbyshev
$8,000
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN-FRIDA"
Oil on Canvas (41.3x33.5 in) Licenses available
35.6x27.8x2 in ©2016 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2016 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Harakiri" - Painting, 35.6x27.8x2 in ©2016 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Flower, Men, Political figures, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, pink, portrait, postmodern, brain, sakura, harakiri, Lenin, jabot, flowers, USSR, blue drips, joke
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Oleksandr Balbyshev "Harakiri"
Oil on Canvas (35.6x27.8 in) Licenses available
44.1x26.5x1.8 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Shredded Lenin" - Painting, 44.1x26.5x1.8 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Body, Celebrity, Colors, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, Soviet-era, pink, Famous Person, banksy, kusama, blue circles, Lenin, eccentric, shredder, USSR, Polka Dots
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Oleksandr Balbyshev "Shredded Lenin"
Oil on Canvas (44.1x26.5 in) Licenses available
40.8x32.9x1.8 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "SUPREMATIST LENIN" - Painting, 40.8x32.9x1.8 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Abstract, abstract-570, Men, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, Balbyshev, old portrait, suprematism, russian, Malevich, avant-garde, Lenin, dictator, abstract, USSR, geometry, history, sotsart
$6,850
Oleksandr Balbyshev "SUPREMATIST LENIN"
Oil on Canvas (40.8x32.9 in) Licenses available
45.3x35.4x1 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Lenin with Pink Circles" - Painting, 45.3x35.4x1 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Abstract, abstract-570, Body, Men, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, pink, old portrait, Famous Person, communism, Lenin, dictator, abstract, USSR, history, Polka Dots, kitsch, sotsart
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Oleksandr Balbyshev "Lenin with Pink Circles"
Oil on Canvas (45.3x35.4 in) Licenses available
35x27.2x1.6 in ©2015 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2015 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN?" - Painting, 35x27.2x1.6 in ©2015 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Body, Colors, History, People, Political figures, portrait, mint, colour, Pop-Art, circles, Lenin, deconstruction, dictator, USSR, leader of the world, proletaria Balbyshev mint
$1,460
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN?"
Oil on Canvas (35x27.2 in) Licenses available
44.1x35x2 in ©2016 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2016 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Lenin with Сolored Сircles - Painting, 44.1x35x2 in ©2016 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Celebrity, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, Lenin, old portrait, Pop-Art, kusama, circles, colored circles, USSR, Polka Dots, kitsch, sotsart
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Lenin with Сolored Сircles
Oil on Canvas (44.1x35 in) Licenses available
31.5x23.6x0.8 in ©2016 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2016 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Lenin with Flowers" - Painting, 31.5x23.6x0.8 in ©2016 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Body, Celebrity, Men, Political figures, Portraits, portrait, postmodern, old portrait, surrealism, contemporary, Lenin, drama, flowers, funny, USSR, colored face, joker
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Oleksandr Balbyshev "Lenin with Flowers"
Acrylic on Canvas (31.5x23.6 in) Licenses available
35.4x27.6x0.8 in ©2015 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2015 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "INCOGNITO" - Painting, 35.4x27.6x0.8 in ©2015 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Body, History, People, Political figures, Politics, Soviet-era, pixel art, pixels, portrait, old portrait, Famous, Person Lenin, eccentric, USSR, glitch, incognito, sotsart, people
$2,600
Oleksandr Balbyshev "INCOGNITO"
Oil on Canvas (35.4x27.6 in) Licenses available
35.4x27.6x0.8 in ©2015 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2015 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "MELTING LENIN" - Painting, 35.4x27.6x0.8 in ©2015 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Abstract, abstract-570, Body, History, Men, People, Political figures, portrait, postmodern, old portrait, paint drips, Lenin, dictator, red tie, face, USSR, leader of the world, brown, background, Melting Lenin
$2,460
Oleksandr Balbyshev "MELTING LENIN"
Oil on Canvas (35.4x27.6 in) Licenses available
35.6x27.8x0.8 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2017 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "THE SON OF MAN" - Painting, 35.6x27.8x0.8 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Celebrity, Food & Drink, Men, Politics, Portraits, politician, old portrait, surrealism, Famous Person, magritte, celebrity, Lenin, dictator, apple, the son of man, USSR, history, the man in a suit, Balbyshev
$2,200
Oleksandr Balbyshev "THE SON OF MAN"
Oil on Canvas (35.6x27.8 in) Licenses available
37.4x29.1x2 in ©2016 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2016 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "DECOMMUNIZATION" - Painting, 37.4x29.1x2 in ©2016 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Abstract, abstract-570, Canvas, Wood, Body, Celebrity, Colors, People, Politics, pink, black, old portrait, Lenin, darkness, dictator, drama, Gothic portrait, emotion, gaze, USSR, ghost, Balbyshev
$2,860
Oleksandr Balbyshev "DECOMMUNIZATION"
Oil on Canvas (37.4x29.1 in) Licenses available
27.6x19.7x0.8 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "Jumbled Lenin" - Painting, 27.6x19.7x0.8 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Outsider Art, outsider-art-1044, Body, Celebrity, Colors, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, Soviet-era, pixels, old portrait, squares, Famous Person, collage, Lenin, dictator, eccentric, funny, USSR, jumble
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Oleksandr Balbyshev "Jumbled Lenin"
Oil on Cardboard (27.6x19.7 in) Licenses available
31.5x23.6x0.8 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2017 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN IN A STRIPED JACKET" - Painting, 31.5x23.6x0.8 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Expressionism, expressionism-591, Celebrity, People, Political figures, Politics, Portraits, politician, portrait, old portrait, Famous Person, texture, Lenin, dictator, drama, emotion, USSR, ghost, history, Balbyshev
$1,880
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN IN A STRIPED JACKET"
Oil on Canvas (31.5x23.6 in) Licenses available
23.2x17.9x0.5 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "SLY LENIN" - Painting, 23.2x17.9x0.5 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Abstract, abstract-570, Celebrity, People, Political figures, Politics, Portraits, Soviet-era, politician, old portrait, Famous Person, Pop-Art, Lenin, dictator, Gold strips, eccentric, abstraction, USSR, sotsart, Balbyshev
$960
Oleksandr Balbyshev "SLY LENIN"
Acrylic on Wood (23.2x17.9 in)
40.6x32.7x2 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2017 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN WITH GUMMY WORMS" - Painting, 40.6x32.7x2 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Abstract, abstract-570, Celebrity, Men, People, Political figures, Politics, politician, color lines, black, old portrait, Famous Person, Lenin, dictator, emotion, USSR, ghost, history, gummy worms, Balbyshev
$3,460
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN WITH GUMMY WORMS"
Oil on Canvas (40.6x32.7 in) Licenses available
35.4x27.6x1 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2017 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "PEDESTAL" - Painting, 35.4x27.6x1 in ©2017 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Celebrity, Men, Political figures, Politics, Portraits, politician, portrait, old portrait, Famous Person, Lenin, dictator, emotion, abstraction, BLUE RECTANGLE, USSR, history, modern, Balbyshev
$2,680
Oleksandr Balbyshev "PEDESTAL"
Oil on Canvas (35.4x27.6 in) Licenses available
32.3x24.2x2 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "BEADED LENIN" - Painting, 32.3x24.2x2 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Celebrity, Men, People, Political figures, Politics, beads, Soviet-era, old portrait, Famous Person, Pop-Art, historical person, Lenin, dictator, eccentric, abstraction, USSR, sotsart, Balbyshev
$1,660
Oleksandr Balbyshev "BEADED LENIN"
Oil on Canvas (32.3x24.2 in) Licenses available
57.1x41.3x1 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN NO. 5" - Painting, 57.1x41.3x1 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Abstract, abstract-570, Men, People, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, Soviet-era, Famous Person, abstract expressionism, Pollock, Lenin, dictator, abstract portrait, drip painting, USSR, sotsart, modern, Balbyshev
$4,000
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN NO. 5"
Oil on Canvas (57.1x41.3 in) Licenses available
31.5x23.6x1 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "HIEROGLYPH" - Painting, 31.5x23.6x1 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Abstract, abstract-570, Men, People, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, Soviet-era, pink, old portrait, Famous Person, Pop-Art, Lenin, eccentric, USSR, hieroglyph, history, sotsart, minimalism, Balbyshev
$1,440
Oleksandr Balbyshev "HIEROGLYPH"
Oil on Canvas (31.5x23.6 in) Licenses available
39.4x31.5x1.6 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2018 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN-WORM" - Painting, 39.4x31.5x1.6 in ©2018 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Abstract, abstract-570, Body, Men, Political figures, Politics, Portraits, Balbyshev, sotsart, Polka Dots, USSR, eccentric, Lenin, circles, kusama, Pop-Art, bright colors, Famous Person, old portrait, pink
$3,440
Oleksandr Balbyshev "LENIN-WORM"
Oil on Canvas (39.4x31.5 in) Licenses available
45.7x37.6x2.4 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "SHARDS" - Painting, 45.7x37.6x2.4 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Men, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, shards, sky, old portrait, Famous Person, communism, triangles, Lenin, dictator, fragments, USSR, kitsch, sotsart, Balbyshev
$8,500
Oleksandr Balbyshev "SHARDS"
Oil on Canvas (45.7x37.6 in) Licenses available
43.3x35.4x1.6 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "POLKA DOT LENIN" - Painting, 43.3x35.4x1.6 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Colors, Men, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, pointillism, old portrait, Balbyshev, Famous Person, russian, communism, Lenin, dictator, eccentric, USSR, Polka Dots, kitsch, sotsart
$3,560
Oleksandr Balbyshev "POLKA DOT LENIN"
Oil on Canvas (43.3x35.4 in) Licenses available
32.5x24.6x2.2 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev
©2019 Oleksandr Balbyshev
Oleksandr Balbyshev "ZOMBIE LENIN" - Painting, 32.5x24.6x2.2 in ©2019 by Oleksandr Balbyshev - Figurative, figurative-594, Men, Political figures, Politics, Pop Culture / celebrity, Portraits, Balbyshev, sotsart, Polka Dots, history, USSR, pink circles, eccentric, Lenin, kusama, Pop-Art, zombie, Famous Person, black
$1,800
Oleksandr Balbyshev "ZOMBIE LENIN"
Oil on Canvas (32.5x24.6 in) Licenses available