Socialist Reconstruction of Cities #1 1932
- Year: 1932
- Country: Russia
- Language: Russian
- Movement: Constructivism
- Subject: Constructivism
- Dimensions: Width: 23.00cm Height: 30.00cm
Soviet magazine For the Socialist Reconstruction of Cities, issue number 1, 1932. Published in Moscow by ‘Power of the Soviets’ publishing company. A design for ‘Revolutionary Stalingrad’ on the front cover, photographs how the villages and towns were formally, on the back cover. Inside it features articles entitled ‘The Programme for the Building of Socialism’, ‘Fighting Problems’ and ‘Increase our House Building!’ as well as features on Magnitogorsk and the idea of building a canal from the Volga to Moscow. List of artwork inside: various photographs accompany the articles; a photomontage of ‘Seven Building Projects’ with an image of Stalin. Poor condition, spine frayed and damaged. Front cover badly torn on the corners and the spine, back cover frayed along the edges and the spine and torn on the top edge. Fold out element of back page torn out and enclosed separately. 88 pages.