[REPOST] This Russian photo magazine published groundbreaking art under 70 years of Soviet rule

The role of photography in Soviet society was a hotly contested subject — artistic expression, or tool for uplifting the proletariat — and for roughly 70 years, the debate played out on the pages of Sovetskoe Foto. From 1926 to 1997, the magazine—ostensibly a trade rag where photography hobbyists could learn about new products, DIY lighting techniques, and darkroom chemistry—was also a venue for superb design layout and elegant picture editing.

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One comment on “[REPOST] This Russian photo magazine published groundbreaking art under 70 years of Soviet rule
  1. Dmitri,
    Thank you for posting this!
    matthew

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