Colin Salter surveys the “world’s most memorable, provocative, best-selling and groundbreaking posters.”
Over 60 artists have contributed to Project 270, an initiative by Mana Urban Arts Project, to engage young, disenfranchised voters nationwide.
“There’s a story behind every poster,” says Carol Wells, a former medievalist who abandoned her dissertation to devote her life to posters.
The “Recreate Responsibly” campaign draws inspiration from classic 1930s park promotions.
Formerly incarcerated women and artists across the US are collaborating on prints and other works to help free jailed moms and caregivers by Mother’s Day.
What sets Stehrenberger’s posters apart is her commitment to integrating illustration, and her work is most compelling when it’s seemingly at its simplest.
More easily lost to trash bins than the annals of history, these posters form the basis for a book cataloguing student work at CalArts over the last 40 years.
The Heroes and Sheroes series, comprised of 29 works, features the faces of figures like Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King, Cesar Chavez, and Daniel and Philip Berrigan.
Despite the contradictions of the Cuban Revolution, the posters on view at the Museum of Decorative Arts suggest that, on paper, artists had freedom to express their optimism and support.
Poster House will open on June 20 with a survey of the works of famed Art Nouveau poster designer Alphonse Mucha and a selection of works by the German design collective Cyan.
Awazu rebuked modernist design ideals in his graphic art and instead engaged with indigenous culture, popular symbols, and untidy visuals.
The first major survey of communist poster art considers the visual legacy of propaganda graphic design in nations around the world.