To Beloved Moscow - For New Centuries! 1147-1947 [anniversary date]

Poster Number: PP 744
Category: Workers
Poster Notes: The worker is building apartments in what appears to be the Dorogomilovo District of Moscow.
Media Size: 36.5x27.5
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1947
Editorial Information: Editor E. Povolotskaia
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] July 29, 1947; M309; Volume 2 sheets of paper; Price 1 ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A-07770
Catalog Notes: PP 744 Workers b
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Of the noted photomontage poster artists Viktor Borisovich Koretskii stands out as one of the most iconic. Koretskii attended the Moscow Secondary School of Professional Art from 1921 to 1929. He began working as a professional graphic designer in 1931 and immediately gained recognition in the Soviet Union. Koretskii perfected his own technique of photomontage using a combination of photographs and pencil drawings topped with gouache -- a mixture of pigments, water and a binding agent. The artist’s ...
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Printer: Printer not indicated —
Publisher: Iskusstvo (Art Publishing House), Moscow-Leningrad — Искусство, Москва-Ленинград
Iskusstvo was the Art Publishing House (A.K.A. Visual Arts Publishing) that was created in 1936 from Ogiz-Izogiz (State Art and Literature Publishing House). It disseminated books and journals dealing with graphic design and the fine arts, and it issued numerous posters. Since the Iskusstvo banner was part of the State Printing Works in Leningrad (St. Petersburg) and Moscow, its two main offices were located in those two cities.
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