The Soviet Photo Book 1920-1941

by Manfred heiting | mikhail karasik



The Soviet Photo Book 1920-1941 by Manfred Heiting and Mikhail Karasik. First edition (2015). First impression. Large format hardback in new condition. No markings. This is a brand new book. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any other questions please get in touch.

About The Soviet Photo Book 1920 - 1941

The Soviet Union was unique in its formidable and dynamic use of the illustrated book as a means of propaganda. Through the book, the U.S.S.R. articulated its totalitarian ideologies and expressed its absolute power in an unprecedented way—through avant-garde writing and radical artistic design that was in full flower during the 1920s and ’30s. No other country, nation, government or political system promoted itself more by attracting and employing acclaimed members of the avant-garde.

The Soviet Photobook 1920–1941 presents 160 of the most stunning and elaborately produced photobooks from this period and includes more than 400 additional reference illustrations. The book also provides short biographies of the photobook contributors, some of whom are presented here for the first time.

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