Soviet Russia Today December 1937
- Year: 1937
- Country: USA
- Language: English
- Movement: Constructivism
- Subject: USSR
- Dimensions: Width: 22.00cm Height: 30.00cm
Monthly magazine focusing on current affairs in the Soviet Union produced by F.S.U. (previously F.S.R.) an organisation formed on the initiative of the Communist International in 1927, to coordinate solidarity efforts with the Soviet Union around the world. Constructivist cover. Illustrated by Lynd Ward, American artist and storyteller, known for his series of wordless novels using wood engraving, and his illustrations for juvenile and adult books. His wordless novels have influenced the development of the graphic novel. Strongly associated with his wood engravings, he also worked in watercolour, oil, brush and ink, lithography and mezzotint. Ward was a son of Methodist minister and political organizer Harry F. Ward. His most well-known book is "Gods' Man". This issue contains such articles, stories and essays: "After Twenty Years" by J Smith, "Reflections on Soviet Pictures" by W Dieterle and others. Published by F.S.U. Publications, inc. N.Y. Good condition, staining, rubbings, minor loss of material on the spine. 40 pages.