Thematic Shows

In the early days of the Soviet Union, each social or political innovation by the Soviet government gave rise to new linguistic multisyllabic slogans  - one longer and more awkward than the other - and thus the Russian language was losing the elegance and lightness of the pre-revolution Russian language.

The Russian language evolved in step with the Soviet man.

Some examples of acronyms have become generally recognizable, for example Kolkhoz (collective farm - колхоз) and Кomsomol (Young communists' league, комсомол - ВЛКСМ).

Other are more obscure, longer, and unpronounceable. 

This exhibition show a number of posters including these acronyms, by artists Vadim Volikov (Вадим Воликов). Boris Uspensky (Борис Успенскийй), Saveliev (Савельев), Tatyana Konovalova-Kovrigina (Татьяна Коновалова-Коврыгина), Nikolai Tereschenko (Николай Терещенко), Sergey Nikiforov (Сергей Никифоров), Vladimir Zhabsky (Владимир Жабский)



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