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Kino/Film: Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen’



<SPAN class=pie _extended="true">Stenberg Brothers: <EM>October</EM>, 1927Photo: Courtesy GRAD and Antikbar</SPAN>
Stenberg Brothers: October, 1927
Photo: Courtesy GRAD and Antikbar
Kino/Film: Soviet Posters of the Silent Screen’
ENGLAND
LONDON  •  Gallery for Russian Arts and Design  •  17 January - 29 March 2014
 
 
The 1920s saw the advent of new and radical graphic design created to advertise silent films across the Soviet Union. Film posters of this era have become masterpieces in their own right, produced at a time when innovative on-screen techniques were being incorporated into the design of advertisements. To document this visual art form, some 30 works by the brothers Georgii and Vladimir Stenberg, Yakov Ruklevsky, Aleksandr Naumov, Mikhail Dlugach and Nikolai Prusakov are on view at Gallery for Russian Arts and Design (GRAD) in London.

To accompany the exhibition GRAD will host screenings to showcase the innovative techniques employed by the poster artists and film-makers of this era. Excerpts of seminal films , among them October, The End of St Petersburg or Storm Over Asia, will highlight the symbiotic relationship between the pioneering vision of directors such as Sergei Eisenstein and Vsevolod Pudovkin and the output of the poster artists engaged to promote them.

Gallery for Russian Arts and Design Website


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Gallery for Russian Arts and Design
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London, W1W 7JB


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