Desyataya planeta - simvol pobedy kommunizma! [The Tenth Planet Symbolizes the (inevitable) Victory of Communism!], a poster by Viktor Ivanov (1909-1968, Meritorious Art Worker of the Russian Federation). Published by IZOGIZ, Moscow, 1959, 98.2 x 65.5 cm.
After the Soviet Luna-1 rocket became the first man-made object to reach heliocentric orbit, it was dubbed “the Tenth Planet”.
Viktor Ivanov was an important Soviet artist who worked in a variety of graphics genres. As a posterist, he won two State Prizes and numerous awards in international competitions.
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