1971-1975 Glory to Free Labor!

Poster Number: PP 618
Category: Economy
Poster Notes: This poster is oversized.
Media Size: 81x42.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1972
Editorial Information: Editor S. Kochanov
Technical Information on Poster: On July 5, 1971; Publication No. 1-1466; Volume 3 sheets of paper; Order No. 519; Price 30 kopeks; 8-2-2/72.
Glavlit Directory Number: A10247
Catalog Notes: PP 618 Economy (oversized)
Artist: Kokorekin, Aleksei Alekseevich — Кокорекин, Алексей Алексеевич

Aleksei Alekseevich Kokorekin was born in a part of Imperial Russia that is today Kyrgyzstan. In 1918 Kokorekin attended the Krasnodar School of Painting and Sculpture. In 1929, he graduated from the Kuban' Pedagogical School in Krasnodar. While in Krasnodar, he worked both as a poster designer and a decorator for the Krasnodarskii Theater. Shortly after his graduation, he moved to Moscow and began contributing designs to IZOGIZ State Publishing House. In 1933-'34, he created book and magazine illustrations while at the same time producing easel paintings.

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Printer: Kalinin City Poligrafkombinat — Полиграфкомбинат, Калинин

The Kalinin Poligrafkombinat was located at 5 Lenin Avenue (formerly Voroshilov Street) in Kalinin (now Tver), a city northwest of Moscow. Throughout its existence, the name of this printing plant changed depending on the various state-owned trusts that handled its management. Poligrafkombinat is the portmanteau for the English word, printing plant.

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Publisher: Izobrazitel’noe Iskusstvo (Fine Art Publishers) — Изобразительное Искусство

Founded in 1963, Izobrazitel'noe Iskusstvo (Fine Art Publishers), was dedicated to producing monographs, books, textbooks and study guides on the visual arts. It also published postcards and posters. Prior to the publisher's organization, Izogiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art) produced the lion's share of fine arts material for publication in the USSR and abroad.

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