"Let Us Beat Swords into Ploughshears" - Bronze sculpture by Yevgeny Vuchetich, gifted to the UN in 1959
"Mankind’s Struggle For Lasting Peace" (1853) by Spanish artist Jose Vela Zanetti. The 64 ft long and 9.5 ft high mural depicts the ravages of war and concentration camps and shows people working together to rebuild the shattered globe. The mural is in the hallway outside the United Nations Security Council chambers.
"Good Defeats Evil" by Zurab Tsereteli (1990). This massive bronze sculpture at the UN building in NYC depicts St. George slaying a dragon. The dragon’s writhing body is made of an American Pershing II missile and a Soviet SS20 missile.
In memory of those killed in Ukraine during the present Revolution for Freedom. They are referred to as “The Heavenly Hundred”. The struggle of the Ukrainian people continues so that these brave souls will not have died in vain. Slava Ukraini! Heroyam Slava!
2nd Ave, East Village NYC - 3/2014
Li Ming - San Francisco
Photography by Nadya Wasylko © 2013
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