In the Moscow ‘Cosmonautics and Aviation Centre’ at VDNKh, the exhibition “The First in the World” will be opened, the press service of the Exhibition of Achievements of the National Economy (VDNKh) reported.
According to the Deputy Mayor of Moscow, Natalya Sergunina, the exhibition has been prepared on the basis of stock materials from the Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics. The exposition will be open on February 19, 2021, and will present to visitors about 100 posters from the 1950s – 1960s, the authors of which are famous artists of that time (Irakli Toidze, Valentin Viktorov and others).
It is specified that the exposition will consist of three thematic sections. In the first of them, visitors will be able to get acquainted with posters dedicated to the Soviet space programme. The second thematic block will give information about the impact of space travel on people’s everyday life. In the third section, visitors will find vivid examples of propaganda poster art of the USSR.