Poster Plakat A Collection of Posters from the Soviet Union and its Satellite Nations

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Golub' Petr Semenovich
Голубь, Петр Семенович
Born Orsha, Russian Empire, 1913; died Moscow, 1953

Petr Golub' attended the Moscow Institute of Fine Arts and graduated in 1938. His final work there was a large painting executed in gouache, The Dance of the Collective Farm Workers. Upon graduation, he permanently settled in Moscow. In 1944, he began to professionally participate in exhibitions; the first of such took place in Orenburg. He worked mainly as a poster artist but contributed illustrations as well to the journal Ogonek [Flame] (1947-1948) and he also produced a number of portraits. He became a member of the Communist Party in 1943. Some of his posters are held in the repositories of the Russian State Library in Moscow.

Sources & Citations

Bibligraphicheskii slovar': Khudozhniki Narodov SSSR, vol. 3 (Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1970), 91.
Viktor Koretskii, Zametki plakatista (Moscow: Sovetskii khudozhnik, 1958), 30, 111-112, 118.
Galina Demosfenova, Ariadna Nurok, Nina Shantyko, Sovetskii politicheskii plakat (Moscow: Iskusstvo, 1962), 430.