Russia becoming like America and America a little like Russia. West Texas billboard advertising a 'Soviet' donut joint. Decades of Cold War enmety gives way to elements of democracy suppressed in America while Capitalism spreads like wildfire in Russia. Russian money now being invested in America.
Alisher Usmanov, Vladimir Lisin, Alexei Mordashov, Vladimir Potanin, Vagit Alekperov, Mikhail Fridman, Mikhail Prokhorov, Viktor Vekselberg, Roman Abramovich, Leonid Mikhelson, Andrey Melnichenko, Gennady Timchenko, Dmitry Rybolovlev, Oleg Deripaska, German Khan, Iskander Makhmudov, Mikhail Gutseriev, Alexei Kuzmichev, Leonid Fedun,Suleiman Kerimov, Boris Berezovsky, and Dmitry Itskov - only a few of the Russian Oligarchs and billionaires who have pumped money into America, England, and other parts of western Europe. Mikhail Prokhorov is the seventh richest man from Russia and the 57th richest man in the world according to the 2012 Forbes listing, who is now the owner of the Brooklyn Nets (formerly New Jersey Nets) basketball team.
Social commentaries through a selection of mixed media, oil, and acrylic figurative paintings by Paris based contemporary artist and social critic Ealy Mays.