A Worker Sweeping the Criminals out of the Soviet Land poster, 1923

Description

This poster, with its stylised figures, simple, bright colours and bold design, depicts ‘A Worker Sweeping the Criminals out of the Soviet Land’. It was designed by Vladimir Lebedev in the constructivist style born in the early 1920s.

Constructivism was an artistic movement that aimed to serve the social purposes of the new era, and has become emblematic of the Soviet art and propaganda posters of the period.

Full title:
'A Worker Sweeping the Criminals out of the Soviet Land' in Russian placards 1917–1922
Published:
1923, Petrograd [Saint Petersburg]
Created:
1923
Format:
Book
Creator:
Vladimir Lebedev (artist)
Usage terms
Public Domain
Held by
British Library
Shelfmark:
C.191.a.13

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