Tag Archives: Soviet

Circus by Valery Alffevsky

This Russian Livejournal page has a serious of beautiful illustrations from the book “Circus”, published in 1966 and illustrated by the soviet painter Valery Alffevsky. Alffevsky studied in Vkhutemas, a famous school of Russian Avant-garde. I don’t know much about … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Posters: 1921-1973

The Fakeproject Corporation of America presents a selection of Soviet Movie Posters from 1921-1973. Posters aren’t divided in categories or decades, as you mind expect. They all load in a single page, but it loads pretty fast. I’m never tired … Continue reading

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The Man with a Movie Camera

I watched The Man with a Movie Camera several times, not because, as some people do, I loved it so much that I must watch again and again. No, just happened. Someone told me it was a great film and … Continue reading

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From Lebanon to Japan in Posters

Art Posters in Lebanon from The Jafet Library Archives and Special Collections. The AUB collection of 177 art posters dates from the early sixties until the late twentieth century. (via Agence eureka and BibliOdyssey) Far and Wide: The Golden Age … Continue reading

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Seventeen Moments in Soviet History

Seventeen Moments in Soviet History. The history from 1917, when the Bolsheviks seize power (The October Revolution), until 1991, with the End of the Soviet Union. A lot of additional information through videos, texts, images, music, audio, photo essays and … Continue reading

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Children’s Books of the Early Soviet Era

Children’s Books of the Early Soviet Era is a virtual exhibition is curated by the Rare and Special Collections Division, McGill University Libraries. Fabulous collection. (via Martin Klasch and scribblingwoman)

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Mark Grosset Photographies

Mark Grosset Photographies: a cool gallery of pictures of soviet and Russian photographers. A short and subjective history of Russian photography from 1890 till 1950 through the pictures. Plus, I found an Eisenstein picture of 1924, maybe it was taken … Continue reading

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The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia

The Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia: Materials from the Labadie Collection. In the morning hours of August 21, 1968, the Soviet army invaded Czechoslovakia along with troops from four other Warsaw Pact countries. The occupation was the beginning of the end … Continue reading

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Unrealised Moscow

Unrealised Moscow: drawings of unrealised architecture projects of Moscow from the 1930s to the early 1950s. (via wmmna)

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Russian Old Radios

Re Star Radiosite: Soviet Antique Radio Gallery. Galleries of radio’s photos from 30’s till 60’s and the technical information about them. There are some more related stuff and a few music from the epoch also.

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