|Fig.1 Russian Revolution Posters at the Tate Modern. |
(Authors Own, 18.9.2013)
As well as the similar colour palette apparent for all forty seven pieces the posters were assembled so all the prints were cluttered on three of the four walls. These two factors as a first impression did overwhelm me. And it was not just me- as I stood in the centre watching the other voyeurs it was apparent how many people walked by this room and did not really appreciate each individual lithographs. With this in mind I wondered what Matthew Gale the curator was thinking, the cluttered organisation of the room contrasted the minimalist surrounding rooms. Yet the selection of posters presented in this way created a chilling sense of power and structure much like
As a Student I personally was really inspired by the strong Graphic style which is still very relevant in today’s advertising and Graphic artwork. The way in which the limited amount of colours demanded recognition and power, is something I want to be applied to my work.
Tate Modern 18:09:13
(2013) 'Russian Revolutionary Posters'.[Online]. London. Tate Modern.
Available at http://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/display/russian-revolutionary-posters
Stephanie Peer Feedback:
-possibly shorten some sentences
-Maybe some quotes about Russian revoloution