USSR - Vietnam. The distance is far but our hearts are close!

Poster Number: PP 514
Category: Cold War
Media Size: 36х27
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1958
Editorial Information: Editor G. Shchetkin
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved for printing] June 3, 1958; Publication No. 1-883; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Order No. 981; Price 1 ruble; Moscow 1958
Glavlit Directory Number: Sh04656
Catalog Notes: PP 514 Cold War b
Artist: Ivanov, Viktor Semenovich — Иванов, Виктор Семёнович

Viktor Ivanov attended Moscow Secondary Professional Art School from 1926 to 1929. In 1928, he took classes at a studio of Dmitrii Kardovskii and, from 1929 to 1933, he continued his education at the Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture affiliated with the Russian Academy of Arts in Leningrad. Viktor Ivanov began to work for the central publishing house Ogiz-Izogiz in 1931 where he achieved acclaim as a graphic designer with a concentration in poster development. Ivanov began to exhibit professionally in 1934.  He contributed to the TASS (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union) Studios between 1941 and 1943 and created approximately nineteen posters for that entity.

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Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Sovnarkhoz of the RSFSR, Kalinin —

The Poligrafkombinat (printing plant) of Kalinin was the printer for Sovnarkhoz RSFSR (Regional Council of National Economy of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic) and it was located in the city of Kalinin (now, Tver) northwest of Moscow. The printer was situated in Kalinin at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street).

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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow —

Izogiz was the fine arts section of Ogiz publishing. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".

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