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Political posters

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    • Political posters
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    • Campaign posters
    • Election campaign posters
    • Election posters
    • Political campaign posters
    • Political propaganda posters
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    • found: Work cat.: MacPhee, Josh. Celebrate people's history : 100 posters, 2016(100 posters 44 x 28 cm, in box 46 x 31 x 2 cm; published by Justseeds Artists' Cooperative) Justseeds Artists' Cooperative website, Aug. 4, 2016 ("This cloth-bound box set documents the first 18 years and 100 posters in the Celebrate People's History Poster series. The posters are rooted in the do-it-yourself tradition of mass-produced and distributed political propaganda, but detourned to embody principles of democracy, inclusion, and group participation in the writing and interpretation of history. It's rare today that a political poster is celebratory, and when it is, it almost always focuses on a small canon of male individuals: MLK, Ghandi, Che, or Mandela. Rather than create another exclusive set of heroes, I've generated a diverse set of posters that bring to life successful moments in the history of social justice struggles. To that end, I've asked artists and designers to find events, groups, and people who have moved forward the collective struggle of humanity to create a more equitable and just world. The posters tell stories from the subjective position of the artists, and are often the stories of underdogs, those written out of history. The goal of this project is not to tell a definitive history, but to suggest a new relationship to the past")
    • found: Make art not war : political protest posters from the twentieth century, 2016.
    • found: Decade of protest : political posters from the United States, Viet Nam, Cuba 1965-1975, 1996.
    • found: Gosudarstvennai︠a︡ biblioteka SSSR imeni V.I. Lenina. The Soviet political poster, 1917-1980, 1985.
    • found: Library of Congress. Presidential campaign posters from the Library of Congress, 2012.
    • found: British political campaign posters, ca. 1935-ca. 1945(39 posters in the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley)
    • found: Election campaign posters, 1898-1976(approximately 175 posters advertising local, state, and national election campaigns in the New York City area from 1898 to 1976; in the New York Public Library)
    • found: Chinese propaganda posters, 2011.
    • found: Hình tượng phụ nữ Việt Nam trong tranh cỏ̂ động giai đoạn 1954-1975 = Images of Vietnamese women in propaganda posters (1954-1975), 2009.
    • found: LCSH, Feb. 19, 2017(Political posters. UF Campaign posters. BT Political collectibles; Posters)
    • found: Thesaurus for graphic materials, via WWW, Feb. 19, 2017(Political posters. Scope note: Includes election campaign posters as well as posters about such social-political issues as the environment, health care, and civil rights. Also includes propaganda posters. UF Campaign posters; Election posters; Propaganda posters. BT Posters. NT Protest posters. RT War posters)
    • found: Art & architecture thesaurus online, Feb. 19, 2017(political posters. Note: Posters promoting election campaigns or other political publicity. UF campaign posters. BT Posters)
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    • 2017-05-15: revised
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