The worker appeared and won а victory. Now in the economic and political struggle against the bourgeoisie he needs to conquer knowledge and art.

Poster Number: PP 626
Poster Notes: [Across top of poster] R.S.F.S.R. Workers of all countries unite!
Media Size: 44x31.5
Poster Type: Lithograph
Publishing Date: 1921
Technical Information on Poster: RVTs (Passed by Military Censor)
Catalog Notes: PP 626 Communist Culture
Artist: Usenko, Vitalii — Усенко, Виталий
Publisher: Bureau of Proletkult, East Caucasus [Region] — Пролеткульт, Восточный Кавказ
Proletarskaia Kultura (Proletarian Culture) was known by its portmanteau name, Proletkult. It was an artist cooperative established in 1917 and its formation was supposed to provide the foundations for a new proletarian art, "liberated from bourgeois, pre-Soviet culture." Its mission emphasized that the proletariat would create a new culture in Soviet Russia and the art produced by that new culture would propagate the collective accomplishments of individuals, workers and peasants. Although Proletkult members tried ...
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