When there is a good kindergarten in a collective farm, mother has peace of mind and her child is happy.

Poster Number: PP 543
Category: Women
Poster Notes: The sign on the door indicates it is a Kindergarten.
Media Size: 33.5x24
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1936
Editorial Information: Editor I. Mikhal’skaia. Technical Editor Rovenskii.
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 8381. I.38 Submitted for production April 3, 1936. Approved for printing April 25, 1936. Page format 62 x 94-1 sheet of paper. Price 80 kopeks. Order No. 1042. Printed on an intaglio rotational machine at "Gudok" Typography Workshop, Moscow, 7 [Stankevich Street]
Glavlit Directory Number: B-18206.
Catalog Notes: PP 543 Women
Artist: Shubina, Galina Konstantinova — Шубина, Галина Константиновна

Galina Konstantinova Shubina graduated from VKhuTEIN [Higher Art and Technical Institute] in Leningrad in 1928. She began to exhibit her works publically in 1929. Her main area of specialization was graphic design, including posters. Starting in 1940 and throughout the 1950s, Shubina produced posters for the publisher Izogiz. The body of work she created for the publisher launched her career making her one of the best-known female graphic artists in the Soviet Union. Her poster designs typically incorporated smiling Soviet citizens of varied generations and cherubic, energetic children. These kinds of Illustrations, while part of the Socialist Realist dogma relegated upon artistic culture in the Soviet Union before World War II, became a significant hallmark of her style. In 1948, she was awarded a Diploma of the 1st Degree at the International Poster Exhibition in Vienna. In the 1970s, Shubina focused on easel painting and moved away from poster design.

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Printer: Gudok Typography Workshop, Moscow —

This printer was located in Moscow at 7 Stankevich Street. Gudok is the Russian word for whistle and this was also the name given to the railway industry newspaper in the Soviet Union.

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Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград

Ogiz (Ob"edinenie gosudarstvennykh knizhno-zhurnal'nykh izdatel'stv) is the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. It was established in 1930 by the RSFSR Sovnarkom to centralize all publishing activities in the Soviet Union. Aside from centralization, Ogiz helped eliminate duplication of printed products. Posters, art magazines and artistic books were placed under the Izogiz (Izobrazitel'noe iskusstvo) fine arts section of Ogiz. In 1963, Izogiz was re-named Sovetskii khudozhnik, "Soviet Artist".

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