Fulfill and Over-fulfill the New Five-Year Plan! Comrade, Work and Be Assured That Your Peacetime Labor Guards against Wars!

Poster Number: PP 985
Category: Military
Media Size: 37.5х27.5
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1946
Editorial Information: Editor Druzhov, A.
Technical Information on Poster: Submitted for printing July 18, 1946; Printing No. 7188; N7 Volume 1 sheet of paper; Price 1 Ruble
Glavlit Directory Number: A-09608
Catalog Notes: PP 985 Military 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 ...
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.