VLKSM [All-Union Lenin Communist Union Of Youth] Do not think that all songs have been sung, that all thunderstorms have finished -- Prepare yourself for the great goal, and glory will find you!

Poster Number: PP 525
Category: Youth
Poster Notes: VLKSM was the Komsomol Soviet Youth.
Media Size: 37x27.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1966
Editorial Information: Editor M. Dmitrieva.
Technical Information on Poster: March 4, 1966. Publication No. 1-9. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Order No. 172. Price 10 kopeks. 8-2-2 /66
Glavlit Directory Number: A11243.
Catalog Notes: PP 525 Youth
Artist: Vertogradov, Evgenii Arkad'evich — Вертоградов, Евгений Аркадьевич

Evgenii Arkad'evich Vertogradov was born in Moscow and his father was a dramatic theater actor. At the young age of eleven his family enrolled him in the Moscow Secondary School of Art. In 1960, Vertogradov enrolled in the V.I. Surikov State Art Institute where he applied himself to graphic design. He launched his professional career in 1966 by working in the propaganda arts whereby he collaborated with the publishing houses Sovietskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist), Izobrazitel’noe Iskusstvo (Fine Art Publishers) and with production arm of Agitplakat, a poster collective. Vertogradov also made a name for himself in portraiture, landscape and still life painting. He has been a member of the Union of Artists of the USSR since 1978.

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Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom —

The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat of Glavpoligrafprom was located at 5 Lenin Ave. (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now, Tver) a city northwest of Moscow. Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau word for "printing plant". The plant was under the management of Glavpoligrafprom (Main Directorate of the Printing Industry) during the mid-1950s into the 1970s.

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Publisher: Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist), Moscow — Советский художник, Москва

Sovetskii Khudozhnik (Soviet Artist) was a publishing house that chiefly served the Artists’ Union of the USSR. The house was founded in Moscow in 1963 during a period of reorganization within the state publishing sector. Sovetskii Khudozhnik turned out albums, art reproductions, postcards and art books, catalogs, brochures and, posters. It also produced illustrated monographs on contemporary artists and collections. In the early 1990s, it was renamed Galart Publishing House.

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