Download e-book for iPad: All of Us or None: Social Justice Posters of the San by Lincoln Cushing

By Lincoln Cushing

This long-awaited catalog of political posters will pay homage to an influential and populist artwork circulate that has created probably the most enduring imagery of our time. In we all or None, writer Lincoln Cushing examines key choices from a extraordinary archive of over 24,000 posters collected via loose speech flow activist, writer, and educator Michael Rossman over the process thirty years. This inspiring number of Bay region posters illuminates the historical past of this ad-hoc and ephemeral artwork shape, celebrating its precise potential to infuse modern concerns with the urgency and effort of the everlasting struggle for justice. that includes posters on themes as varied as civil rights, conflict, poverty, the surroundings, song, women’s liberation, tremendous paintings, and gentrification, we all or None exhibits us why the Bay sector was once such fertile breeding floor for the style and why it arguably produced extra self reliant political posters than wherever else on the earth. here's 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 against the established order. In spring of 2012, the Oakland Museum of California will current its first entire exhibition of this lately received treasure; the convey, 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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