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To the soviet people – the first builder of socialism. Glory!

Poster Number: PP 213
Category: Workers
Media Size: 36x26
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1957
Editorial Information: Editor O. Legran; Technical Editor M. Gammer
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] March 1, 1957; Publication No. 1-365; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 170; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh-01789
Catalog Notes: PP 213 Workers
Artist: Ivanov, Viktor Semenovich — Иванов, Виктор Семёнович
Viktor Semenovich Ivanov attended Moscow Secondary Professional Art School from 1926 to 1929. In 1928, he took classes at a studio of Dmitrii Kardovskii the Russian artist, illustrator and stage designer, and from 1929 to 1933, Ivanov continued his education at the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture that was affiliated with the Russian Academy of Arts of Leningrad. In 1931, Viktor Ivanov began designing for the state publishing house Ogiz-Izogiz where he achieved acclaim as a prolific artist whose concentration ...
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Artist: Burova, Ol'ga Konstantinova — Бурова, Ольга Константиновна
Ol’ga Konstantinovna Burova was a Soviet graphic artist that chiefly worked in the field of poster design. Burova studied at the “Moscow Regional Art Pedagogical School of 1905” (MKhU) from 1935 to 1938. Among the decades-long exhibitions that featured her work are: Vienna (1948) and Berlin (1953) and the Moscow-based All-Union Poster Exhibition (1958) dedicated to the 40th anniversary of the October Revolution. A sample of her posters includes: “Forward to the West, Red Cavalry!” (1942), "Forward-Fa...
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Printer: Leningrad Offset Printing Plant — Ленинградское Офсетная типография
The Leningrad Offset Printing Plant was located near Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in Leningrad (St. Petersburg). Historically, the printer had roots in Imperial Russia as a large operation founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel') until it was nationalized by the Soviets in 1917. After its initial nationalization, the printer's management (via a series of government-controlled printing trusts) and its name both changed over the decades until it ultimately became the Leningrad Offset 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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