Glory To the First Cosmonaut Yu.A. Gagarin! 1961 Artist: Valentin Viktorov (1909-1981) A fine Gagarin poster by Valentin Viktorov. (soviet / russian / poster / propaganda / space age / atomic age / space race )
Tatlin's Tower. Vladimir Tatlin was a Russian & Soviet painter and architect. With Kazimir Malevich he was one of the two most important figures in the Russian avant-garde art movement of the 1920s, and he later became an important artist in the Constructivist movement. He is most famous for his design for The Monument to the Third International, more commonly known as Tatlin's Tower, which he began in 1919.
Life in the Soviet Union: Were There Any Good Things?