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Soviet Space Graphics : Cosmic Visions from the USSR_Alexandra Sankova_9781838660536_Phaidon PressSKU:9781838660536 Supplier: Phaidon Press Out of stock
Author: Alexandra Sankova
Format: Hardback | 240 pages
Dimensions: 205 x 270 x 25mm | 1,043.26g
Publication date: 01 Apr 2020
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.