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Poster Number: PP 343
Category: Workers
Poster Notes: This poster was likely produced for the Five-Year Plan of the post-World War II period.
Media Size: 40x27
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1952
Editorial Information: Editor O. Legran.
Technical Information on Poster: April 23, 1952. Publication No. 9832. Order No. 865. Volume 1 sheet of paper. Price 1 ruble.
Glavlit Directory Number: A03692.
Catalog Notes: PP 343 Workers b
Artist: Koretskii, Viktor Borisovich (Koretsky, Victor) — Корецкий, Виктор Борисович
Of the photomontage poster artists of the 20th century, Viktor Borisovich Koretskii stands out as one of the most iconic. His prolific career in the Soviet Union began in the 1930s and ended in the 1980s, and his unique artistic style influenced generations of graphic artists. From 1921 to 1929, Viktor Koretskii attended the Moscow Secondary School of Professional Art, and by 1931 he was working as a professional graphic designer. Koretskii perfected his own technique of photomontage ...
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Printer: Krasnoe Znamia (Red Banner) Typography Workshop, Moscow — Типография Красное знамя, Москва
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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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