These days when we think Russia, we think election tampering, Putin authoritarianism and the future of peace and well-being. As a respite from the tension, there is a certain irony in the admiration for Russian post-revolutionary posters, especially those representing the triumph of the working class designed by Gustav Klutsis. This month !Productive Arts!...
The gents at !Productive Arts! have another amazing collection of Soviet-era magazines, including "Krasnaia Panorama" (Red Panorama).
The folks at PRODUCTIVE ARTS have amassed a collection of materials from the Soviet experiment of The Jewish Autonomous Region of Birobidzhan.
My friends at !Productive Arts! are offering for sale a wealth of Soviet (or, shall we say, pre-Putin) journals titled "Life of Art."
Steven Heller examines vintage Soviet cigarette packages, courtesy of !PRODUCTIVE ARTS!
This weekend, check out "USSR in Construction"—considered by many to be the most visually exciting magazine of the 20th century.
The folks at Productive Arts have a knack for finding the most interesting Soviet-era journals. Here are two made for children.
Steven Heller talks with !Productive Arts! about their rare collection of Soviet-era cigarette packages.
The lads at Productive Arts have a incredible run of Krasnaia Niva (Red Field), an illustrated newsprint journal published weekly by Izvestiia from its beginning in 1923 through 1929 and in 36 issues from 1930 through its end in 1931. In these years the color covers were mostly designed for the magazine by the...
Soviet Union magazine is “the last of the extravagant photo journals of the Soviet era,” write Howard Garfinkel and Larry Zeman at Productive Arts, the antiquarian resource for Soviet avant-garde design. Soviet Union, which began in March 1950, was the successor to the impressive, five-language USSR in Construction, which ceased publication in December 1949,...