Long live May 1st!

Poster Number: PP 714
Category: Events
Media Size: 41x29
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1937
Editorial Information: Editor M. Ioffe; Technical Editor E. Strukov
Technical Information on Poster: Izogiz No. 8763; I. 32; Submitted for production February 21, 1937; Approved for printing March 15, 1937; Order No. 681; Standard format 62 x 94; Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 80 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: B-7133
Catalog Notes: PP 714 Events
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 ...
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Printer: Gudok Typography Workshop, Moscow — Типография Гудок, Москва
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Publisher: Ogiz-IzoGiz, Moscow-Leningrad — Огиз-Изогиз, Москва-Ленинград
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