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

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Grinshtein, Isaak Khaskelevich
Гринштейн Исаак Хаскелевич
Born 1909 Bobrynets', Elisavetgrad, Russian Empire; died Moscow, 1966

Isaak Khaskelevich Grinshtein was born in 1909 what is today, Ukraine. He studied at the Art Institute of Odessa from 1925 to 1930 and after graduation, he was a school teacher until 1933, when he moved to Moscow. Having begun producing graphic art for periodicals during his time spent in Odessa, Grinshtein worked extensively with Ogonek [The Campfire], Smena [The Shift], Molodoi kolkhoznik [Young Collective Farmer], and other major Soviet monthlies. In addition to his work on a series of posters depicting important historical and cultural figures, he illustrated children's books published by the publishing houses of Detskii mir [Children's World] and Molodaia gvardiia [Young Guard].


Sources & Citations

G. L. Demosfenova, Sovetskii politicheskii plakat(Moscow: Izdatel'stvo "Iskusstvo", 1962), 210.
T. G. Koloskova, et al., eds, Simvoly epokhi v sovetskom plakate (Moscow: Gosudarstvennyi istoricheskii muzei, 2001), 206.