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By Lincoln Cushing

ISBN-10: 1597141852

ISBN-13: 9781597141857

This long-awaited catalog of political posters will pay homage to an influential and populist artwork circulate that has created the most enduring imagery of our time. In we all or None, writer Lincoln Cushing examines key decisions from a notable archive of over 24,000 posters gathered via loose speech circulation activist, writer, and educator Michael Rossman over the process thirty years. This inspiring selection of Bay zone posters illuminates the heritage of this ad-hoc and ephemeral artwork shape, celebrating its specific skill to infuse modern concerns with the urgency and effort of the everlasting struggle for justice. that includes posters on subject matters as various as civil rights, struggle, poverty, the surroundings, tune, women’s liberation, high-quality artwork, and gentrification, we all or None exhibits us why the Bay zone used to be such fertile breeding floor for the style and why it arguably produced extra self sustaining political posters than at any place else in the world. this is a thrilling background of artists, studios, printshops, vendors, activists, icons, and changemakers—among them R. Crumb, Stanley Mouse, Cesar Chavez, Max Scherr, Emory Douglas, Angela Davis, the San Francisco Mime Troupe, invoice Graham, and Pete Seeger—together elevating their voices towards the established order. In spring of 2012, the Oakland Museum of California will current its first accomplished exhibition of this lately bought treasure; the express, in addition to this publication, provides an unbroken narrative of passionate social justice printmaking from the mid-1960s to the present.

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