Sots-art breaks the taboo against identification

Unlike socialist realism, sots-art breaks the taboo against identification with the leaders. In sots-art, leaders turned from gods into heroes, and therefore became accessible for direct identification. The Double Self-Portrait (1973) is one proof of the modification of the identificatory function. In The Double Self-Portrait, K/M depicted themselves in the manner of stereotyped mosaic representations … Read moreSots-art breaks the taboo against identification