Anyone born before the 21st century will most likely remember the country of Yugoslavia. Occupying a large proportion of Eastern Europe, it was once made up of Croatians, Serbians and Slovenians, and featured the countries we now know as Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Slovenia. A country ruled by Communists and wracked by ethnic and political conflicts throughout its existence, we often picture it as troubled and bleak. Yet Yugoslavia featured swathes of beautiful landscapes, and was rich in cultural history.
This collection of prints by Nora Lavrin features clearly marked areas of Yugoslavia, and the crisp monochrome images are both beautiful and striking. This book is one for anyone interested in Eastern European history, or a lover of art and prints. To find out more, or to purchase this item, follow the link here.