Monday, November 21, 2005

Missing Socialist Realism

Soviet worker posters (or socialist realism - portraying/encouraging man's struggle toward socialist progress for a better life) depict the Soviet government's public attitude toward society as just about anything else. The International Poster Gallery summarizes how such posters were deployed during the early Soviet era (displaying a visual progression as well). More can be found here.
An essay on what Socialist Realism was to achieve.


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