A flag created by Sveta Barabash, aka Ofelia, and her band of Soviet hippies. In 1975, they participated in an exhibition of nonconformist artists. The original flag (this is a reproduction), with the slogans “World without Borders” and “Make Hair Everywhere,” caused a scandal and was confiscated by the KGB. Image courtesy of The Wende Museum of the Cold War.
Interview Magazine folds, Soviet Hippies
From this Episode:
Photographer Matthew Rolston recalls Interview Magazine’s heyday
Andy Warhol co-founded Interview magazine in late 1969 as a “clever way to receive invitations to screenings and meet celebrities in society and entertainment,” writes art...
17 min, 52 sec