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Adamovich, Mikhail Mikhailovich (1884–1947)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Porcelain artist and monumental painter, born in Moscow, Adamovich lived and worked in Petrograd and Moscow. Adamovich is best known for the agitational propaganda decorations he painted while working at the State Porcelain Factory...

Neue Werbung (New Advertisement) (1954–91)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...A professional bilingual magazine (German and Russian), Neue Werbung–Zeitschrift für Theorie und Praxis der Sozialistischen Werbung (New Advertisement—Magazine for Theory and Practice in Socialist Advertisement), appeared monthly between...

Hermès

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Hermès is a Parisian luxury lifestyle brand founded in 1837 by Thierry Hermès as a harness workshop with the addition of saddlery by 1880. Granted the exclusive rights to use the zipper for leather goods and clothing, Hermès introduced...

Constructivism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Constructivism was a movement that emerged in 1914 in Russia and gained momentum during the early years after the 1917 October Revolution, spreading to Europe and affecting architecture, industrial design, theatre design, typography...

Moskvitch

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Moskvitch is a Russian brand of automobile produced by the Moscow-based manufacturer AZLK (itself established in 1930). It began production in 1946 on the assembly line of the Opel Kadett requisitioned from Germany as a war reparation...

VNIITE (All-Union Scientific Research Institute for Technical Aesthetics) (1962–2013)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The USSR-wide institution All-Union Scientific Research Institute for Technical Aesthetics (VNIITE), established in 1962, undertook research and consultancy work for Soviet industry, and was also responsible for the promotion of design...

Simultaneity

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Simultaneity is the theory developed in 1912 by the Russian-born Jewish-French painter and designer Sonia Delaunay (1885–1979) in Paris to describe the dynamism and rhythmic relationship apparent in simultaneous vibrant, contrasting colors,...

Tatlin, Vladimir (1885–1953)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Russian architect and painter Tatlin became associated with the Futurists and is regarded as a significant precursor of the Constructivist movement. His work sought to find purpose for art as an abstract form that expressed...

American National Exhibition, Moscow (ANEM) (1959)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...The American National Exhibition, hosted for six weeks at Sokol’niki Park in Moscow during the summer of 1959, was held by the US government in order to show the American way of life to a Soviet audience. It is considered one of the most...

VDNKh, Moscow (1938–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...VDNKh (Exhibition of the Achievements of the National Economy) was constructed during the Soviet period on show grounds in the northwest of Moscow. Originally conceived in 1935 as an agricultural expo (All-Union Agricultural Exhibition...