Long live the USSR, the prototype of the brotherhood of workers of all nations of the world!

Poster Number: PP 667
Category: Stalin
Poster Notes: This poster is framed. Poster is in Yakut language.
Media Size: 38x28
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1935
Editorial Information: Editor Povolotskaia; Yakut Language Editor Kudrin; Technical Editor Yakovlev
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 7555; I. 32, No. 1531; Submitted for production March 5, 1935; Approved for printing March 5, 1935; Order No. 1370; Standard Format 62 x 88; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 42 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: B-1464
Catalog Notes: PP 667 Stalin (framed)
Artist: Klutsis, Gustav Gustavovich (Klucis, Gustavs) — Клуцис, Густав Густавович

Gustav Klutsis is considered the foremost artist of Soviet photomontage. Born near the small town of Ruiena, Latvia when that nation was part of the Russian Empire, Klutsis attended the State Art School in Riga from 1913 to 1915 and moved to Petrograd (St. Petersburg) during the period immediately prior to the October Revolution. Klutsis took part in a volunteer rifle regiment that helped overturn the Tsarist regime during the revolution. After the revolution, he continued his studies in Petrograd at the School of Drawing for the Society for the Encouragement of the Arts.

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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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