Glory to the soviet people, the builder of communism! 

Poster Number: PP 274
Poster Notes: Poster is oversized. On banner: "Increase in the standard of living is the law of socialism!"
Media Size: 70x30
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1955
Editorial Information: Editors M. Sergeeva, P. Piskunov
Technical Information on Poster: Izo No. 950; [illegible data]; Order No. 221; Approved for printing August 16, 1954; Price 1 ruble 50 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh-02669
Catalog Notes: PP 274 Communist Culture (oversized)
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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Artist: Savostiuk, Oleg Mikhailovich — Савостюк, Олег Михайлович
Artist: Uspenskii, Boris Aleksandrovich — Успенский, Борис Александрович
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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