The twenty-second Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union [CPSU]: From Socialism to Communism


Poster Number: PP 997
Category: Events
Poster Notes:

[On the book] Program of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
This poster highlights the 22nd Communist Party Congress. It was the last Congress where the Chinese Communist Party attended and the platform of decisions included removal of Stalin's remains from the Lenin Mausoleum as well as renaming cities dedicated to Stalin and various Stalinist-era politicians.

Media Size: 35x22
Poster Type: Lithograph and Offset
Publishing Date: 1962
Editorial Information: Editor G. Shchetkin; Technical Editor A. Soboleva
Technical Information on Poster: [Approved] December 18, 1961; Volume 1 sheet of paper; No. 1–770; Order No. 920; Price 10 Kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: A-11256
Catalog Notes: PP 997 Events b
Artist: Volikov, Vadim Petrovich — Воликов, Вадим Петрович
Vadim Petrovich Volikov was a graphic designer and a poster artist. As an art student in Leningrad, Volikov studied at the V.I. Mukhina Higher School of Art and Design from 1949 to 1955. He concentrated in monumental decorative arts, mainly working in glass. Out of school, he turned to producing political posters and book illustration in order to support himself. By the late 1950s, Volikov began designing posters full time and in collaboration with Izogiz, the ...
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Printer: 1st Offset Printing Plant of UPP of the Lensovnarkhoz, Leningrad — 1-я Ленсовнархоз УПП Типография Офсетной, Ленинград
The 1st Offset Printing Plant of the Lensovnarkhoz (Leningrad Economic Regional Council) was located near Kronverkskaia and Mir Streets in Leningrad (St. Petersburg). In the late 1950s until the early 1960s, the printer’s operations were managed by the UPP (Printing Industry Management) of Lensovnarkhoz. Historically, the printer had roots in Imperial Russia as a large operation founded in 1881 by Theodore Kibbel (Fedor Fyodorovich Kibbel') until it was nationalized by the Soviets in 1917. After its in...
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Publisher: IzoGiz (State Publishing House of Fine Art), Moscow — Изогиз (Государственное издательство изобразительного искусства), Москва
The history of IzoGiz begins with the formation of Ogiz, the Association of the State Book and Magazine Publishers. In 1930, the Sovnarkom of the Russian Socialist Federative Soviet Republic established Ogiz to centralize publishing under a monopoly in order to eliminate duplication of printed material, to streamline and control publishing production and its output, and to create a base for marketing books, training and technical manuals. In 1931, the Central Committee of the USSR ordered certain ...
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