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13 March 2018

The first exhibition of artistic illustrations The Glory of the Polygraph was opened

From March 6 to March 26 the first art exhibition from the cycle “The Glory of the Polygraph” will be held at the Moscow Poly. The works of the Polygraphy Institute graduates of 1950-1970 are presented at the exhibition.

What do illustrators of famous children’s magazines “Murzilka”, “Funny pictures” and of well-known social and political editions as “Yunost”, “Novoye Vremia” and “Sobesednik” and a humor magazine “Krokodil” have in common? Many of them graduated from the Polygraphy Institute and input their contribution to development of the art school, an inheritor of which is the Institute of Graphics and Book Art named after V. A. Favorsky of the Moscow Poly. According to Director of the Institute, Oleg Korytov, the exhibitions cycle “The Glory of the Polygraph” will allow the attendees to see the development of the script, design and illustrations by the main art school of the book art, looking through the prism of its famous graduates’ works.

Among the artists, whose works were included in the exposition of the first exhibition of the cycle, there are the authors like the illustrator of the fairy-tails collected books of the publishers “Detskaya Literatura” Anatoliy Yeliseyev; a cartoonist and the former Chief Artist of the magazine “Krokodil” Vladimir Mochalov, a master of painting and graphics Aleksandr Dobritsin. And, as well, there are distinguished artists, workers of culture and arts, on whose works generations of readers were brought up: A. I. Beliukin, G. A. Makaveyeva, V. V. Pertsov, G. N. Yudin, L. A. Feodor, V. K. Fediayevskaya, G. A. Klodt, Yu. A. Tsishevskiy, I. I. Pchelko, V. V. Surikov and others.

All the works had participated in artistic exhibitions in the Russian territory and abroad. They have been gathered together and made available for the general public for the first time at the Museum of the History of Printing, Publishing and Moscow State University of Printing Arts named after Ivan Fedorov.

Opening hours of the exhibition: daily (except Saturday and Sunday) from 10:00 to 17:00.

Address: The Museum of the History of Printing, Publishing and MGUP named after Ivan Fedorov, Mikhalkovskaya St, 7.

To be put on the guided tour list please call +7 (499) 154-08-53.









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