"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.
The Soviet Poster Show is featured as part of the 2015 AIGA San Diego Y-Conference on design. The over 350 attendees will tour the San Diego City College Gallery during the 20th year of the Y Conference.
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.
San Diego City College students start to execute their vast hanging plans for the Friday night Premier.
The show SDCC built was worthy of any venue in the world. With few dollars and great vision it demonstrated many things to many of us in San Diego.