"The Soviet Poster Show at the San Diego City Art Gallery provides both answers and questions to why it is worth remembering the country that once was...."
Steven Heller wrote the Soviet Poster Show catalogue intro in 1989. Here is his recent article (from the Daily Heller) on Soviet design for cigarette packages and how they were used in the support of state ideology.
You can read the article and view event images on Poster Poster Site
Dialogues: Poster Art of the Soviet Union was created and organized by the faculty and students of the San Diego City College graphic design program. Thanks to Ron Miriello, the owner of the poster collection for sharing these treasures with our community.