1917 - 1953 We are lighting fireworks to celebrate our labor gains!

Poster Number: PP 095
Category: Revolution
Media Size: 35x29.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1953
Editorial Information: Editor O. Legran
Technical Information on Poster: Submitted for production August 20, 1953; Publication No. 0491; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 2347; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A 05354
Catalog Notes: PP 095 Revolution b; PP 095A Revolution b
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 ...
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Printer: 3rd Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian) Typography Workshop of Soiuzpoligrafprom, Moscow — 3-я типография Красный пролетарий Союзполиграфпрома при Совете Министров СССР, Москва
The 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography Workshop of Soiuzpoligrafprom (All-Union Association of Printing Enterprises) was located at 16 Krasnoproletarskaia Street in Moscow. The 3rd Krasnii Proletarii originated under the ownership of Ivan Kushnerev, a Russian entrepreneur who founded the Kushnerev & Company Printing Shop in 1869 in Moscow. In 1919, the printer was nationalized by the Soviets and consigned to the Printing Section of the Moscow Economic Council (MSNKh).) It later became the 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Book Printing Plant ...
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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства), Москва
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
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