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PULLER IN RUSSIA. 1900-1920s

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Unknown artist. The Plants of the Agricultural Machines and Implements «John Grieves and Company», Berdyansk. 1900’s. Chromolitograph. 66 х 86,5.
7 july 2010—10 august 2010
The exposition includes about 100 samples of the Russian advertising poster of the 1900–1920’s from the collection of the Russian Museum. These works helps to trace back the history of the art of the commercial and industrial and the advertising of the services sphere on the example of the repeatedly published and little-known posters, created mainly by the Petersburg-Leningrad artists. The most part of the posters is exhibited for the first time.

The most part of the exhibited posters of the 1900–1910’s shows the strong influence of the plastic means of the Modern style and the expressive language of the popular prints and signboards. In a number of advertising posters of this time the romantic female image is used/ These posters were the universal personification of different goods and services. In the 1920’s – the period of NEP (the New Economic Policy) in this sphere of the applied printed graphic became essential the innovatory experiments of the consructivist artists. The wide circulation received also the traditional forms of realistic art. The most significant exhibited samples of advertising poster of this time are the works by A. Rodchenko, V. Mayakovskyi and D. Bulanov.

Unknown artist. Mariynskiy Iron and Machine-building Plant … Alexandrovsk, Ekaterinoslavsky province. 1900’s. Chromolitograph. 85 х 63,4. Tobacco Advertising. «Butterfly» Sigarettes. Company of the Tobacco Factory «A.N. Shaposhnikov and Company », St.Petersburg, 1900’s. Chromolitograph. 77,7 х 51,5. Unknown artist. «Prima» Tooth powder. Chromolitograph. Diameter 42,5. Unknown artist. (MI Monogrammer). The Best Rest is Spending Your Vacation on Volga. 1920’s. Chromolitograph. 24,7 х 36. V. Kabak, S. Mirzayanz. The “Selmash” (Agricultural Machine-building) Syndicate. 1920’s. Chromolitograph. 72,3 х 107,6. Unknown artist. Мarble Soap is Very Best”. Candles, Parfume. Chromolitograph. 33,2 х 43,3. The Advertising Bureau of the OTKOMHOZ. 1926-1928.Chromolitograph. 27 х 36,5. Radio Advertising Puller. 1926-1928. Photolitography. 39,7 х 45,3.

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The Light of Learning: Publishing and Educational Posters from the Collection of the Russian Museum

The Light of Learning: Publishing and Educational Posters from the Collection of the Russian Museum

16 december 2020—30 march 2021

The exhibition features posters from the collection of the Russian Museum, relating to education in Russia in the first third of the twentieth century. The exposition includes about 120 works of agitation art of the widest thematic range - from narrow advertising in bookstores, publishing houses and libraries to large-scale propaganda of reading, getting knowledge and education.

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

Gifts to the Russian Museum from Artists and Collectors. Selected Works. 1898–2019

29 july—30 november 2020

To mark the 125th anniversary of the Russian Museum, such an exhibition will be shown in all of its palaces, bringing together items of different epochs and donors, including the imperial family (Alexander III, Nicholas II, Grand Dukes), famous patrons of the arts and many others. General sponsor of the exhibition - VTB Bank.

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