Soviet Space Graphics: Cosmic Visions from the USSR
Alexandra Sankova, Moscow Design Museum
Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd
A wonderful, whimsical journey through the pioneering space-race graphics of the former Soviet Union
A wonderful, whimsical journey through the pioneering space-race graphics of the former Soviet Union This otherworldly collection of Soviet space-race graphics takes readers on a cosmic adventure through Cold War-era Russia. Created against a backdrop of geopolitical uncertainty, the extraordinary images featured, taken from the period’s hugely successful popular-science magazines, were a vital tool for the promotion of state ideology. Presenting more than 250 illustrations – depicting daring discoveries, scientific innovations, futuristic visions, and extraterrestrial encounters – Soviet Space Graphics unlocks the door to the creative inner workings of the USSR.
|Dimensions||25 × 205 × 270 mm|