The Soviet Photo Book

The Soviet Photo Book 1920-1941 is a truly monumental book celebrating the innovative use of the illustrated book as propaganda.

Perfectly designed, The Soviet Photo Book presents the immense number of 160 stunning photobooks alongside over 400 additional reference illustrations and artist biographies as a unique record of a revolutionary time.

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No. of Pages 636
No. of Illustrations Throughout
Dimensions 29.5 x 27.3 x 5.5cm
Fabric & material Hardback
SKU 02085438

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Product story

The Soviet Photo Book 1920-1941 by Mikhail Karasik, edited by Manfred Heiting takes in the full range of artistic work throughout this era.

With work from writers such as Semion Kirsanov, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Sergei Tretyakov and Kornely Zelinsky; artistic designers such as Gustav Klutsis, Valentina Kulagina, El Lissitzky, Sergei Senkin, Varvara Stepanova, Solomon Telingater and Nikolai Troshin; and photographers such as Dmitry Debabov, Vladimir Griuntal, Boris Ignatovich, Alexander Khlebnikov, Yeleazar Langman, Alexander Rodchenko and Georgy Petrusov.

Chapters include:
The Great October. 1927
Komsomolia. 1928
We Are Building the Five-Year Plan. 1931
From Merchant Moscow to Socialist Moscow. 1932
Distinguished People of the Leningrad All-Union Lenin Communist Komsomol. 1936
All Made with Our Own Hands, from Our Own Materials, with Our Own Machines. 1932
The Youth of Soviet Cinema. 1938
Parade on Red Square. 1937

636 pages and 1860 colour illustrations.