"In the period of reconstruction, technology solves everything." – Stalin

Poster Number: PP 333
Category: Industry
Poster Notes: This poster was created during the First Five-Year Plan of 1928-1932. The plan was initiated by Joseph Stalin and was based on his Socialism in One Country policy.
Media Size: 45.5x33
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1931
Technical Information on Poster: Order No. 1538. "Free Of Charge."
Glavlit Directory Number: B-13108.
Catalog Notes: PP 333 Industry b
Artist: Pimenov, Iurii (Georgii) Ivanovich — Пименов, Юрий (Георгий) Иванович

Iurii Ivanovich Pimenov worked in the fields of painting, set design and graphic design during his career. He studied at VKHUTEMAS (Higher Art and Technical Workshops) in Moscow from 1920 to 1925. He was a founding member of OST (Obshchestvo khudozhnikov-stankovistov)-- an artist's society in the Soviet Union formed in 1924. When OST terminated, he became a member of IzoBrigada from 1931 to 1932.

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Printer: Izvetsia (News) All-Union Central Executive Committee Typography Offset Print Shop —

The Izvestia (News) All-Union Central Executive Committee Typography Offset Print Shop was located in Moscow and it printed the Izvestia newspaper. Both Izvestia and Pravda (Truth) were the leading newspapers in the Soviet Union. One Soviet-era joke said, "there is no news in Pravda and no truth in Izvestia".

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Publisher: State Scientific-Technical Publishing House, Moscow-Leningrad — Государственное научно-техническое издательство (Стройиздат), Москва-Ленинград

State Scientific-Technical Publishing House (A.K.A. Stroiizdat) produced literature on architecture, construction, building materials and housing. As a one of the main scientific-technical publishers in the USSR, it also released reference books and textbooks for higher and secondary educational schools and vocational centers. Formed in 1932, it was augmented (in 1934) as the main editor for construction literature and thereafter, its name was changed to the Joint Scientific and Technical Publishing House of the People's Commissariat of Industry. Stroiizdat continues as a 21st century publisher under the Panorama Publishing House banner.

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