January 13, 2016

East-Bloc Mementos

Filed under: books — iann @ 4:52 pm

> ALCOHOL: Soviet Anti-Alcohol Posters | Fuel

> Communist Posters | Mary Ginsberg | Reaktion Books

> Beyond the Wall: Art and artifacts from the GDR | Justinian Jampol & Wende | Taschen

> Window-Shopping Through the Iron Curtain | David Hlynsky | Thames & Hudson

> Landscapes of Communism: A History Through Buildings | Owen Hatherley | Penguin

> Stories of House and Home; Soviet Apartment Life during the Khrushchev Years | Christine Varga-Harris | Cornell University Press

> Inside the Rainbow; Russian Children’s Literature 1920-1935: Beautiful Books, Terrible Times | Chronicle Books

> Soviet Bus Stops | Christopher Herwig | Fuel

> CCCP COOK BOOK: True Stories of Soviet Cuisine | Olga and Pavel Syutkin | Fuel

> DDR Posters | The Art of East German Propaganda | David Heather | Prestel

>> Iron Curtain Graphics  | Eastern European Design Created without Computers | Atelierul de Grafica | Gestalten

>> Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed | Frédéric Chaubin | Taschen 

>> Made in Russia: Unsung Icons of Soviet Design | Rizzoli

Edited by Michael Idov, Contribution by Bela Shayevich, Boris Kachka, Gary Shteyngart and Lara Vapnyar

>> FashionEast: The Spectre that Haunted Socialism | Djurdja Bartlett | MIT Press


>> Posters of the Cold War | David Crowley | V&A Publishing


Primary source: Eve M. Kahn, New York Times, A Surge of Interest in East-Bloc Mementos

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