See USSR Intourist Posters And The Marketing Of The Soviet Union
N Zhukov, A Zhitomirsky, S Sakharov, O Ejges, M Nesterova, K Bor-Ramensky
- Year: 2013
- Country: UK
- Language: English
- Subject: Poster
- Dimensions: Width: 21.00cm Height: 27.00cm
Published in association with the exhibition "See USSR" organised by GRAD, June 7 -August 31. Poster art and other publication of Intourist, the state monopoly for "cultured tourism" in the USSR, offer a beguiling alternative image of the Soviet Union. The compelling graphics, historic textiles and authoritative essays in this GRAD publication explore both image and reality. List of artists include Alexander Zhitomirsky, Sergey Sakharov, Olga Eiges, Maria Nesterova, Konstantin Bor-Ramensky and Nikolay Zhukov, People’s Artist of the RSFSR (1955), People’s Artist of the USSR (1963), winner of two Stalin Prize of the second degree (1943, 1951), member of the CPSU (b) since 1945, Corresponding Member of the Academy of Arts of the USSR (1949). A large part of the artist’s work is devoted to the life and work of Lenin, Stalin, the Great Patriotic War. He painted beautiful watercolours, children’s portraits. Author of dozens of posters, many of which are marked with the “Grand Prix” at the All-Union and international exhibitions of poster. Book is in excellent condition. Paperback, dust jacket, 111 pages.