George Tsypin: Olympics Opening Ceremonies

Russian emigré scenic designer was called upon to create the massive scenery for the opening ceremonies of the Olympic games in Sochi, which drew almost three billion viewers. The show was divided into five sections as a representation of Russian history: The Birth of Russia, from mythology to Russian fairytales; Pagan Russia; Imperial Russia, the days of the tsars; The 20th-Century and the Russia avant-garde: and The Future, a look at the future from the cosmos.  Here are a fe

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