Monday, April 18, 2016

31 Rare and Breathtaking Black and White Photographs Document the Changing Life and People of Lithuania from between the 1960s and 1970s

Antanas Sutkus is a Lithuanian photographer. He studied journalism in Vilnius, where he settled himself as a freelance journalist at the end of the 1960s. In 1969, he established together with other Lithuanian photographers the 'Lithuanian Association for Photography', and he served as its president for many years.

In Soviet times, pictures of poor, sick, lonely people were not allowed in pubic. Many of his photographs had to remain unpublished. Sutkus has stopped taking photographs, but he now publishes pictures from his archive from time to time. Check out these stunning black-and-white photographs are from the 1960s and 70s...

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