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Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov

Poster Number: PP 881
Category: Cold War
Poster Notes: Yuri Andropov (1914-1984) served as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from November 1982 until his death in February 1984.
Media Size: Please inquire
Poster Type: Offset
Publishing Date: 1983
Technical Information on Poster: Approved for printing May 4, 1983. Publication No. 0813502. Order 365. LFOP No. 1. Price 32 kopeks
Glavlit Directory Number: A-02088
Catalog Notes: PP 881 Cold War b
Artist: Raev, Semen Borisovich — Раев, Семен Борисович
Semen Borisovich Raev was a multi-faceted artist and a poster designer. Born in Moscow, Raev studied at the Moscow Regional Art Pedagogical School of Fine Arts of 1905 (a.k.a. Moscow Academic Art School) from 1949 to 1952. After graduation, he was professionally engaged in the field of sculpture, painting and the metallic arts. He also ventured into applied graphic design, and in that field he made his mark with the posters he created. From the early 1960...
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Printer: Goskomizdat USSR (State Committee on Publishing in the USSR), Leningrad — Госкомиздат (Государственный комитет СССР по делам издательств, полиграфии и книжной торговли)
Goskomizdat was formed in 1963 as the State Committee of the Council of Ministers of the USSR for Publishing, Printing and Book Trade. While it managed the publishing, printing and book trade it also controlled the content and direction of publication in the USSR. Goskomizdat determined various degrees of political influence found within works and it prepared and consolidated long-term plans for releasing literature. For example, state publishers were obligated to present a thematic plan with ...
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Publisher: Plakat (All-Union Poster), Moscow — Плакат
Plakat (All-Union Poster) was created in 1974 in Moscow through the work of the Union of Artists and the Central Committee of the Communist Party. The chief of its poster department was Dmitry Akimovich Isaev. Plakat publishers existed until 1991 whereupon it was renamed Panorama publishers.
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