You prefer socialist realism in fine arts. Does it mean that you belong to another epoch, somewhat of a Rip Van Winkle?)) Let’s go ahead and figure it out.
Socialist realism is a style that stands out for its content rather than artistic peculiarities and findings. The ideal of socialist realism (“an ideal” meaning a person demonstrating qualities valued at the time) is active, he is the doer, the son of toil building socialism, he is happy, full-hearted and confident of the victory of his idea. Socialist realism in fine arts appeared as a leverage for addressing social woes. The artists resorted to obvious allegories and symbols to praise and celebrate freedom and labour, dreams and successes, the leaders, visionaries and common representatives of the proletariat. The message is positive and noble, regardless of the underlying political views.
Let’s proceed, shall we? Select the row you find the most appealing, or