Dym trub. Dykhan'e Sovetskoi Rossii. (The Smoke of Chimneys Is the Breath of Soviet Russia) NYPL Collection of Russian and Ukrainian posters, 1917-1921, http://digitalgallery.nypl.org/nypldigital/explore/dgexplore.cfm?col_id=195
May 1 - In the former Soviet Union, 1 May was International Workers' Day and was celebrated with huge parades in cities like Moscow. Though the celebrations are low-key nowadays, several groups march on that day to protest grievances the workers have
Gorgeous Vintage Soviet Art and Propaganda Posters
The convergence of vintage design and propaganda is a thing of beauty and power, be it in science or in politics. Ben Perry’s massive collection of 20th-century Soviet and Russian propaganda, advertising, and art posters, created between 1917 and 1991, offers a beautiful perspective on mid-century design and the modernist aesthetic from the other side of the Iron Curtain.