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Soviet poster artist Mikhail Getman

In Europe, as in all other areas of our planet, we want peace, a lasting peace. LI Brezhnev. 1980. Soviet poster artist Mikhail Getman

In Europe, as in all other areas of our planet, we want peace, a lasting peace. LI Brezhnev. 1980. Soviet poster artist Mikhail Getman

Soviet poster artist Mikhail Getman
Soviet artist of social and political posters Mikhail Anatolievich Getman was born in Zhitomir in 1947. After high school, he went to Moscow and entered the Moscow State Art Institute named after Surikov. In 1976 he graduated from the institute, workshop of posters. His teachers were Soviet artists N. Ponomarev and M. Savostyuk. While still a student at the institute, Mikhail works at the publishing house “Poster” (1974). At the same period, he began participating in all-Union and republican exhibitions of Soviet Art. In addition to political and social posters, he was involved in creating theater posters (1970-1980-s). However, with the beginning of perestroika, the artist emigrated to the United States (end of 1980s). Posters of Mikhail Getman decorated magazines published in the USSR, for instance, “Youth”, Soviet Artist, Smena, etc., and now they are are available in Moscow in the Russian State Library. His major works include: “International Children’s Day” (1977), “Great Lenin illuminated our path” (1979), “Five-Year Plan effectiveness and quality – the enthusiasm and creativity of the young” (1979), and some more.

Be on the alert. Artist M.Getman. Circulation 150 000. Moscow. Publishing House 'Poster' 1983

Be on the alert. Artist M.Getman. Circulation 150 000. Moscow. Publishing House ‘Poster’ 1983

For the power of the Soviets. For our Soviet Motherland 1978

For the power of the Soviets. For our Soviet Motherland 1978

Great Lenin illuminated our path. 1978

Great Lenin illuminated our path. 1978

Soviet poster artist Mikhail Getman