In my art I seek to come to terms with the environment that surrounds me, via the manipulation of composition and color. I also find myself conveying my disillusionment with authority, and unrelenting...
Description: This is my portrait of Anna Politkovskaya, the award-winning Russian journalist, fearless human rights activist and vehement critic of Vladimir Putin. Anna was murdered on October 6th, 2006 by elements loyal to the Putin regime. Thus far little effort has been made to bring her killers to justice. Since Vladimir Putin became president in 2000 there have been dozens of journalists and human rights activists have been murdered in the Russian Federation. Not one of these killings has been solved. Medium: serigraphy on canvas. Year Created: 2009
October 4, 2010
martyr, murdered, human rights, 2006, Chechnya, politkovskaya, vladimir putin