Soviet Posters: The Sergo Grigorian Collection
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Soviet Posters: The Sergo Grigorian Collection

4.27 of 5 stars 4.27  ·  rating details  ·  45 ratings  ·  7 reviews
This massive book of Soviet propaganda posters, many rare and never before published, is at once a revealing historical document and a sublime example of graphic art at its best. Dating from 1917 to the beginning of the Cold War, the posters in this book feature the work of such major Russian ground-breaking avant-garde designers as El Lissitzky and Alexander Rodchenko as...more
Paperback, 285 pages
Published May 25th 2007 by Prestel Publishing (first published May 2007)
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Jeffrey
Wonderful collection on rare Soviet propaganda posters from the 20s to 60s. Fantastic content but unfortunately very light on context - it's presented like an art exhibit rather than a real book.

I still give it four stars because of the wonderful art collected here, but unless you know Russian history already you'll only be able to see the fascinating graphic design and not the intellectual and political context to this art which to me is more interesting.
Taruia
The problem with bookshops/giftshops in Art Gallerys is that they are stupidly expensive. So, I was in Brisbane years ago and wandered absent mindedly throuigh the bookshop where I came across this little beauty. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The book contains nice reproductions of soviet era propaganda posters and is well worth finding a copy.
Bob Hartley
I spend ages trying to pronounce the Russian because I once looked up how to read Russian when I was eighteen. I end up staring at these images for hours.
Nickstarfield
This is a really good collection of Soviet propaganda posters. One gets the feel of history seeing these posters which have a unique artistic style.
Renee
great collection, organised chronologically for easy use but the translations often leave out much of the poster's text.
James
the ones about how good citizens clean their messy rooms are especially enjoyable
Colette
It's all pictures, so I cheated.
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