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

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Kovan'ko, Sergei Matveevich
Кованько Сергей Матвеевич

Sergei Matveevich Kovan'ko (1908–1949) worked in applied and industrial graphics for most of his career. He studied at the Architecture School of the Kharkov Art Institute in Ukraine. In the late 1920s and into the early 1930s, he illustrated Vsesvit (Universe) magazine in Kharkov and illustrated and designed books for the Young Guard publishing house, the Art publishing house and several other publications. Kovan'ko designed the Soviet section of the International Aviation Exhibition in Milan (1935). In 1949, a retrospective exhibition of his work was held in Moscow.

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