Russian Revolutionary Posters

From Civil War to Socialist Realism, From Bolshevism to the End of Stalinism


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David King


The tumultuous events of the Russian Revolution were matched by dramatic shifts in graphic art and design that continue to influence our visual landscape. David King, an internationally acclaimed graphic designer, selected the posters reproduced here from his own unparalleled collection. Constructivist posters, socialist advertising, and biting political satire are all represented, as are artists such as Alexander Rodchenko, El Lissitzky, and Gustav Klutsis. King sets the posters in context and profiles the art directors whose vision played a vital role in creating these striking works.

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Weight 930 g
Dimensions 24.7 x 31.7 cm
Publisher name Tate Publishing
Publication date 1 July 2015
Number of pages 144
Format Paperback / softback
Dimensions 24.7 x 31.7 cm
Weight 930 g
David King, former art editor of the Sunday Times (London), is author of The Commissar Vanishes, Red Star Over Russia, and other books.