International Showcase: To the Stadiums! Russian Sports Posters of XX Century
The exhibition of Russian Sports Posters of XX century “To the Stadiums!” starts in London 21 June 2012, featuring the fascinating history of Russian and Soviet sports as seen by outstanding graphic artists, whose works are assembled in the collection of the Union of Sports Artists.
Most of these posters are unknown outside Russia. This exhibition forms part of Russia’s programme at the London Festival of Architecture and Design which is itself part of the cultural programme of the London 2012 Olympics.
The exhibition follows the fascinating story of sports development in Russia throughout XX century as reflected in posters. The show includes little known examples of Soviet design of 1920-30s as well as other epochs.
The event is open free of charge at the Rossotrudnichestvo office
Address: First floor 37 Kensington High Street, London W8 5ED UK.
It lasts until 10 July.
Opening times: Mon-Fri 10.00-18.00
A launch party, open for all those interested will be held on 26 June at 18.30 at the same venue.ShareThis