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The master of the Soviet poster celebrates 85 - summer anniversary an exhibition

By an anniversary of the merited artist of Russia Vasily Igorevicha Ostrovsky in the Russian state library there will pass a personal exhibition of its posters and drawings.

Ostrovsky – the bright representative « Thaw » the film poster. The beginning of creative activity of V.Ostrovsky is connected with factory « Reklamfilm » . During a time political « thaw » updatings of public life, culture, art, - the film poster the first among other genres of poster art has responded to changes, became their spokesman. « Reklamfilm » was the pioneer of the new concept of the film advertising picked up and developed   Ostrovsky and its young colleagues. Their contribution to development of this original genre of a drawing is difficult for overestimating: It has opened new page in the history of a genre, has defined a direction which became the national variant of international poster art which were recognised all over the world. Original cards, many of which were included into gold fund of the domestic poster, a steel its posters to many outstanding domestic films, among which – « 9 days of one year » « the White sun of wilderness » « the Fairy tale on a downtime » « Last night the childhood » L.Gajdaja`s comedies, films vengerskmh and the Czech cinematographers. Film posters of the master were fell in love to spectators and have merited an appreciation of experts.

the Film poster – only one area of multilateral activity of the artist. The poster artist on calling, it worked in different genres of this art: Prepared registration for shops and factories in masterful evident propaganda, created exhibition and sports posters, many forces gave to the political poster. The general idea about this important and very big area of creativity of V.Ostrovsky is given by the products included in an exposition.

the artist passes The richest experience to young generation, - ten years he teaches in Moscow state artly - industrial academy of a name of S. G.Stroganov . And all life the master constantly is engaged in an easel drawing with which best samples the spectator also can get acquainted at this exhibition. JUbiljar will personally present the works and with pleasure will answer questions of journalists. The exhibition will pass in Pink hall RGB with on December, 22nd 2011 on on February, 1st 2012 .