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Art at Site 	www.moscowart.info	Valery	Kuznetsov	Venedic t Erofeev; Moscow-Petushki
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Valery Kuznetsov

Venedic t Erofeev; Moscow-Petushki

1995
Borby Square, Fight Square
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There is a monument for the novel in the Borby Square, Moscow, by the artists Valery Kuznetsov and Sergei Mantserev, consisting of two sculptures.
One shows a man clinging to the train station sign Moscow and the sentence "You cannot trust an opinion of a person who hasn't yet got some hair of the dog" written on the pedestal.
The other one shows a young woman under the train station sign Petushki and the sentence "In Petushki the jasmine never stops blooming and the birds always sing".
Moscow-Petushki, also published as Moscow to the End of the Line, Moscow Stations, and Moscow Circles, is a pseudo-autobiographical postmodernist prose poem by Russian writer and satirist Venedikt Yerofeyev.
The story follows an alcoholic intellectual, Venya (or Venichka), as he travels by a suburban train on a 125 km (78 mi) journey from Moscow to visit his beautiful beloved and his child in Petushki, a town that is described by the narrator in almost utopian terms.

www.um.mos.ru:
Venedict Erofeev: “You cannot trust the opinion of a man who did not treat his hangover yet”.
Literary monument based on the poem "Moscow-Petushki" by Venedict Erofeev. Sculpture depicts the heroes of the poem, standing on railway stations in Moscow and in Petushki under nameplates cities - Woman with long braid and Venichka with braids feet.
The phrase on pedestals states: "You cannot trust the opinion of a man who did not treat his hangover yet” and "Jasmine not fades in Petushki and birdsong does not silence" and the names of the authors of the monument - Sergei Mantserev and Valery Kuznetsov.