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Collection RC0787 - Soviet poster collection of Boievoi Karandash

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Soviet poster collection of Boievoi Karandash

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RC0787

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  • 198- (Creation)

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13 posters

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Boievoi Karandash (1939-)

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Boievoi Karandash (The Militant Pencil) is an organization in Moscow that sells Soviet art in poster form. The posters were intended to satirize Soviet bureaucracy. The publisher of the posters is Khudozhnik RSFSR, and the series is Na Obcshii sud.

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The collection consists of the following posters (translations from Russian of partial captions provided): (1) “When has she gone”, artist L. Kaminskii; (2) “How much money..”, artist V. Kiunnal; (3) “A toast for the...”, artist V. Dubiago; (4) “We haven’t...”, artist IU. Trunev; (5) “Technology...”, artist B. Zav’ialov; (6) “Nothing has been refused”, artist B. Tsygankov; (7) “Theme of speech”, artist D. Oboznenko; (8) “Don’t disturb us”, artist B. Men’shikov; (9) “If they cared...”, artist IU. Trunev (men with pipe); (10) “Dissertation”, artist V. Kiunnal; (11) “Tomorrow is here!”, artist IU. Trunev; (12) “Less work”, artist P. Mitrofanov; (13) “When you get a nice job”, artist B. Ivanov.

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The collection (11-2004) was acquired by Jack McNie from an art store in Moscow sometime at the end of the Kosygin era. Mr. McNie donated the collection to McMaster University Library in April 2004.

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RC0787

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