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“The Art of Propaganda”: propaganda posters from the times of the USSR were shown in Moscow

MOSCOW, 27 Apr. The Art of Propaganda exhibition has opened in the Underground Museum of Zaryadye Park, the press service of the project reports.
This is a version of the Internet project of the same name, and it is dedicated to the genre of artistic propaganda and visual agitation.

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“Going online projects offline is an event in itself. So we say “Get off your smartphones, life and art is much bigger than your monitor.” In addition, there are many people who would like to see works of art in reality, and not The same famous “warm tube sound”, only about posters and drawings of outstanding masters,” says exhibition curator Igor Maltsev in the commentary provided.
According to Aleksey Goreslavsky, director of the Internet Development Institute, the online project has attracted the attention of many people.
“And now an exhibition is opening where the most interesting works of artistic propaganda can be touched and examined more closely,” Goreslavsky clarifies.
Agitation posters appeared on the verge of the February and October revolutions. Images capaciously displayed the key idea, in fact, replaced the Internet, television and radio.
“”To understand the message of many of them, one could not even be very good at reading and writing. A bright form, a striking motto – it was difficult to pass by them,” the project website explains.

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As Maltsev noted, the word “propaganda” for the genre has long been an obstacle on the way to the audience . But it was created by artists who stood at the origins of the “Russian avant-garde”.

The exhibition will include famous masterpieces and little-known works from the funds of institutions and private collections. Guests will see works by Alexander Deineka, the Kukryniksy team, Victor Denis, Pyotr Karachentsov, Nina Vatolina, Fred Ellis and others.
“For a long time, museum workers across the country have been seeking official recognition of the museum value of the Soviet propaganda poster and propaganda graphics. Thanks to their work, today we can show what was stored in special stores and storerooms not only at exhibitions, but also online,” the CEO shares the details ” ROSIZO” Olga Galaktionova.

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You can visit the exhibition until June 18.

Earlier it was reported about the opening of the exhibition of the cult photographer Yevgeny Khaldei.

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