We demand peace!

Poster Number: PP 082
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes: "We demand peace!" "We demand the conclusion of a Peace Pact by the five great powers!". Although not certain, the image of the giant man resembles actor and filmmaker Vsevolod Pudovkin who chaired a Regional Peace Council meeting in Stalingrad in the early 1950s.
Media Size: 48.5x33.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1950
Editorial Information: Editor B. Vorontsov.
Technical Information on Poster: Volume 4 sheets of paper. M-303. Price 1 ruble, 50 kopeks.
Glavlit Directory Number: A-03601.
Catalog Notes: PP 082 Cold War
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Of the noted photomontage poster artists Viktor Borisovich Koretskii stands out as one of the most iconic. Koretskii attended the Moscow Secondary School of Professional Art from 1921 to 1929. He began working as a professional graphic designer in 1931 and immediately gained recognition in the Soviet Union. Koretskii perfected his own technique of photomontage using a combination of photographs and pencil drawings topped with gouache -- a mixture of pigments, water and a binding agent. The artist’s ...
Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград
Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.