Soviet Space Graphics - Cosmic Visions from the USSR

Author(s): Detlef Mertins

vintage graphics | underculture...misc

A wonderful, whimsical journey through the pioneering space-race graphics of the former Soviet UnionThis 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.


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General Fields

  • : 9781838660536
  • : Phaidon Press Limited
  • : Phaidon Press Ltd
  • : March 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Detlef Mertins
  • : Hardback
  • : 240