Red star over Russia: a visual history of the Soviet Union from 1917 to the death of Stalin : posters, photographs and graphics from the David King collection
The Russian Revolution produced some advances in the fields of art, photography and graphic design seen in the twentieth century. Through an array of material including posters, photographs, paintings, magazine covers, book jackets, advertisements, pamphlets and other rare ephemera, 'Red Star Over Russia' aims to capture events as they unfold, providing a visual history of the birth and eventual decline of the Soviet Union. Through a combination of illustration and clear, accessible texts, King traces the development of polemical imagery in Russia from the simple effectiveness of a handbill distributed on the morning of the October Revolution in 1917 to the sophistication of the photo-montages of Alexander Rodchenko and Gustav Klutsis.
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agitprop agitprop train album Alexander Rodchenko Artist unknown assassinated Babel banner Belorussia Beria Bolshevik Party member boss centre Civil Comintern Commissar Communist Party comrades cover design death and shot Dmitrii enemy Expelled from Party factory film front German Gulag Gustav Klutsis high-ranking industry Kamenev Krasnaya Niva Kremlin later leader Lenin Leningrad Leon Trotsky Lissitsky Long Live Lunacharsky magazine Maxim Gorky Mikhail military million Molotov mugshots Nadezhda Nappelbaum Natalya Nazis Nikolai Nikolai Yezhov NKVD October Revolution ofTrotsky Opposite organised Overleaf peasants People's Petrograd photomontage political portrait prison proletarian propaganda published in Moscow Red Army Red Cavalry Red Square revolutionary Russian secret police chief Sentenced to death Sergei shot on August shot on February Show Trial Socialist Socialist Realism soldiers Soviet power Soviet Union Stalin Stalingrad Stalinist Top left Top right Trotsky Trotsky's Trotskyist tsarist Ukraine USSR Victory Viktor Vladimir wife women workers Yakov Yezhov Zinoviev