Forward, to the victory of communism!

Poster Number: PP 170
Category: Workers
Poster Notes: This poster was produced two years after the death of Stalin and yet, it contains his image. Stalin's image continued to be propagated until 1956.
Media Size: 35x26
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1955
Editorial Information: Editor K. Nazarova
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved for printing] September 14, 1955; Publication No. 0217; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 825; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh05994
Catalog Notes: PP 170 Workers b
Artist: Briskin, Veniamin Markovich — Брискин, Вениамин Маркович
Veniamin Briskin studied at the Kharkov Institute of Fine Arts from 1921 to 1925.  During his training, Briskin specialized in book illustration and poster design. Moving to Moscow in 1932, he worked for the satirical journal Krokodil  [Crocodile] until 1933. In 1934, he began his life-long tenure at the Soviet newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda [Komsomol Truth] and in 1956, he joined the artistic staff of the leading Soviet newspaper, Pravda [Truth], where he produced caricatures and illustrations. Briskin illustrated a myriad of...
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Artist: Ivanov, Konstantin Konstantinovich — Иванов, Константин Константинович
Konstantin Konstantinovich Ivanov received his initial art instruction from his father, the noted graphic artist Konstantin L. Ivanov. Formal instruction began in 1933 when Konstantin Konstantinovich attended an art school in Leningrad. It was from that point on that he dedicated his life to graphic design. During World War II, Konstantin Ivanov served on the front line while contributing to posters designed by the TASS (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union) Studios. In 1949, he began professionally ...
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Printer: 3rd Krasnii Proletarii (Red Proletarian) Typography Workshop of Glavpoligrafprom, Moscow — 3-я типография Красный пролетарий Главполиграфпрома Министерства культуры СССР, Москва
The 3rd Krasnii Proletarii Typography Workshop of Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry) 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 ...
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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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