90th Anniversary of the October Revolution
Don't you know it's gonna be all right
all right, all right
Revolution by John Lennon, The Beatles
Today is the 90th Anniversary of the October Revolution. This was a milestone event in the history of
But today I would like to show a poster which is definitely not a Soviet artwork. The style is different, and the release date also speaks for itself – this is a modern poster of the year 2007.
This poster is almost unartful, it has got very simple typographics, but, boy, has it got the idea!
The background is a modern Flag of Russia. It consists of three color fields – the white, the blue and the red. According to Wikipedia there are several meanings of these colors. The Flag may reflect the Russian social system under the monarchy: white represents God, blue the Tsar and red the peasants. Another very common interpretation is the association of colors with the main parts of the Russian Empire: white thus represents
So the authors add Hammer and Sickle to the red field turning it into a small Red Flag of the Soviet Union, symbolizing that although modern