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Fifty years of labor victories 1922 – 1972

Poster Number: PP 778
Category: Workers
Poster Notes: While the printer of this poster was a motion-picture based agency, the poster itself is not a movie poster.
Media Size: 45х30
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1972
Editorial Information: Editor T. Tkachenko; Art Editor A. Burkatovskii; Technical Editor L. Pchurova
Technical Information on Poster: Submitted for printing August 3, 1972; Format 70 x 108; Paper 120 gram; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 891; Price 10 kopeks; Publication No 5/13-1996; 8-2-2 1972
Glavlit Directory Number: A 10055
Catalog Notes: PP 778 Workers 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: Sovkino (Soviet Cinema) Lithography —
Sovkino was established in late 1924 as the All-Russian Photographic and Industrial Joint-Stock Company. It was dissolved when state-supported film production shifted over (in May 1930) to Soiuzkino. Film poster production was handled by Reklamfil'm, the office responsible for designing, approving and distributing film posters.
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Publisher: Planeta (Planet), Moscow — Планета
Planeta (Planet) Publishing was a state-owned, Moscow publisher that was formed in 1969. It was located at 8-11 Petrovka Street and it served as a contract publisher for Goskomizdat USSR (State Committee on Publishing in the USSR) in addition to publishing literature for the USSR Journalists Union. Planet issued posters, photo portraits, photo-illustrated books, postcards, calendars and it published the magazine Soviet Photo (A.K.A. Photography Magazine)-- the chief periodical for Soviet and Eastern ...
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