12 June 2011

Windows on the War: Soviet TASS Posters at Home and Beyond 1941-1945

Opens July 29th
The Art Institute of Chicago
111 S Michigan Ave

"Posters designed by the Soviet union's news agency, TASS, were an important means of bolstering support for the Russian war effort during WWII. Impressively large [between 5ft-10ft tall] and striking in the vibrancy and texture of the stencil medium, to serve as international cultural ambassadors to rally Allied and neutral nations to the Soviet cause..."

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