Vladimir and Georgii Stenberg, both masters of scenography and movie posters, plied their trade as the lead artists of the Soviet, state-owned “Sovkino” cinema company established in 1923.
In less than a decade they created more than 300 movie posters, including designs for foreign motion pictures.
All of them were made in their instantly recognizable avant-garde style, which Andy Warhol would transform into a worldwide trend some fifty years later.
The brothers signed their work "2 Stenberg 2" and added new interpretations to original posters to make them more relevant for Soviet viewers.
Look at these 10 Stenberg posters alongside their originals:
2. Sonny boy, 1929
3. Little Lord Fauntleroy, 1921
4. The General, 1926
5. Crooked Straight, 1919
6. A Woman of Paris, 1923
7. Small Town Idol, 1921
8. Berlin: Symphony of a Great City, 1927
9. The Battling Orioles, 1924
10. Moulin Rouge, 1928
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