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USSR in Construction #6 1936

N Troshin, E Nikitin, D Gaverdovski, S Alperine, M Alpert, M Goldstein, S Bamouner, B Bogdan, L Gaykarovitch, Glitchev, P Grokhovsky, S Kulagin, B Kudoyarov, G Petrusov, M Prekhner, A Shaikhet, A Sterenberg

£220.00
  • Year: 1936
  • Country: Russia
  • Language: French
  • Movement: Constructivism
  • Subject: USSR, Photography
  • Dimensions: Width: 30.00cm Height: 42.00cm

French language edition of issue #6 of USSR en Construction / USSR in Construction, published 1936. USSR in Construction was a constructivist publication dedicated to construction projects and industry in the USSR, published in Russian, French, English and German 1930 to 1941 as a collaboration between some of the most esteemed Soviet artists of the time. This issue is dedicated to hydropower, and features a great selection of constructivist photos and photomontages. Includes drawings of Lenin and Stalin, a feature on the electrification of the Soviet Union accompanied by illustrated maps, a photomontage of hydroelectricity power plants, a great image titled 'Water helps us Fly' with planes flying over an ocean, and an illustration of 'The electric constellation of the Soviet Union' showing a map of power plants represented by stars. The issue also comes with a detached photo of Maxim Gorki (1868-1936). The artists involved in the issue include S Alperine, M Alpert, M Goldstein, S Bamouner, B Bogdan, L Gaykarovitch, Glitchev, P Grokhovsky, S Kulagin, B Kudoyarov, G Petrusov, M Prekhner, A Shaikhet, A Sterenberg, with layout and by Nikolai Troshin, and maps and graphics by E Nikitin, D Gaverdovski. Poor condition, staining, tears, creasing, browning, paper loss on the back cover. The spine has been restored, the central pages are loose but not fully separate, ink stamp on front cover.


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