Current Affairs 27.11
Red Star over Russia, A revolution in visual culture 1905-55
Until 18th February 2018
2017 marks the centenary of the October Revolution, a rebellion which created hope, chaos, heroism and tragedy. The Russian Empire had became the Soviet Union, endured revolutions, civil war, famine, dictatorship and Nazi invasion. The Tate’s exhibition focuses on the collection of the photographer and graphic designer David King, who worked for The Sunday Times in the 1970s when he created his collection of propaganda posters, prints and photographs. The show includes work by El Lissitzky, Gustav Klutsis, Dmitri Moor, Aleksandr Deineka, Nina Vatolina and Yevgeny Khaldei.