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America’s Shame

Poster Number: PP 1104
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes: The city depicted behind the blood is New York and the Chrysler Building is the structure most visible.
Media Size: 42x29
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1968
Editorial Information: Editor A. Lezin
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for Printing May 23, 1968; Publication No. 1-648; Volume 1 Sheet of Paper; Order No. 3825; Price 10 kopeks; 8-2-2/68
Glavlit Directory Number: A-06145
Catalog Notes: PP 1104 Cold War b
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Of the photomontage poster artists of the 20th century, Viktor Borisovich Koretskii stands out as one of the most iconic. His prolific career in the Soviet Union began in the 1930s and ended in the 1980s, and his unique artistic style influenced generations of graphic artists. From 1921 to 1929, Viktor Koretskii attended the Moscow Secondary School of Professional Art, and by 1931 he was working as a professional graphic designer. Koretskii perfected his own technique of photomontage ...
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Printer: 5th Typography, Moscow — 5-я Типография, Москва
The 5th Typography was a Moscow printer located at 21 Little-Moscow Street. According to research in published Soviet works from the 1960s, the 5th Typography likely served as a contract printer for Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist), the publishing house for the Artists’ Union of the USSR. In the mid-1970s, the 5th Typography became a contract printer for the State Committee of the Council of Ministers of the USSR on Publishing, Printing and the Book Trade. In...
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Publisher: Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist), Moscow — Советский художник, Москва
Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist) was a publishing house that chiefly served the Artists’ Union of the USSR. The house was founded in Moscow in 1963 during a period of reorganization within the state publishing sector. Sovetskii Khudozhnik turned out albums, art reproductions, postcards and art books, catalogs, brochures and, posters. It also produced illustrated monographs on contemporary artists and collections. In the early 1990s, it was renamed Galart Publishing House.
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