The Sheep's Year (Queue. A new thinking). (1991)
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AnnotationAbout the difficulties which Yuri Sarantsev, an actor, came across when buying foodstuffs to the New Year's festive table.
Temporary descriptionPhoto artist Yu Sarantseva. Shop "Confectionery" in Stoleshnikov. Yu Sarantsev standing in line. Shop "Carpets", "bird", "Vegetables". Market stalls. Yu Sarantsev market. Poster "Happy new year 1991." Empty stall in the dairy department store. Shop "Fish". The people on the street. Sarantsev setting the table. The holiday table. Gorbachev appears on TV. Tree. Toys. Watch.
Photographs of the actor Yuri Sarantsev.
A panorama of a building.
A panorama of Yuri Sarantsev going out of the house and walking along the street.
A queue to the store.
A panorama of footsteps on snow.
A signboard of the store “Moloko” [“Milk”].
A panorama of the store door.
A bag with empty bottles on the sidewalk.
A panorama of Yuri Sarantsev standing in a queue, walking along the queue.
A photograph of Yuri Sarantsev as a merchant and a military man.
Stoleshnikov lane: the store “Ptitsa” [“Poultry”]
A tablet with the inscription “Magazin zakryt, net tovara” [“The store is closed, no goods are available”].
A panorama of New Year Trees Market and people examining the trees and branches.
A panorama of the building and the signboard of the store “Ovoshchi” [“Vegetables”].
A panorama of the market and the counters: sales of vegetables and fruit.
A panorama of a street in the center of the city of Moscow and a transparency in the street with the inscription “S Novym godom!” [“Happy New Year!”].
A panorama of a queue in the street.
A panorama of Yuri Sarantsev at the Central Market.
A poster on the building “S Novym 1991 godom” [Happy New 1991].
A window, a string bag in the window.
Comical pictures: queues and empty counters.
A queue to the store “Moloko” [“Milk”].
A panorama of the empty counter.
A panorama of a queue to the wine shop.
People wearing suits are entering the wine store without standing in queue and then leaving it with their shopping.
A panorama of Yuri Sarantsev wearing the raincoat and top hat of the XIX century.
A building of the store “Ryba” [“Fish”] nearby the Petrovskiye Vorota [St.
Peter’s Gates (entrance to the inner Peter and Paul Fortress)].
A panorama of Yuri Sarantsev laying the holiday table.
Price labels on each dish.
A panorama of Mikhail Gorbachev making a speech on television.
A panorama of decorated New Year Tree.