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A WORLD TO WIN: POSTERS OF PROTEST AND REVOLUTION

Posted January 30, 2016 12:00 am by Niki Harratt under event Exhibition Featured

A World to Win: Posters of Protest and Revolution presents a century of posters agitating for political change.

30 January 2016 - 10 April 2016

From the ‘Votes for Women’ campaign of the early Twentieth Century to the recent Occupy movements, the poster has been used to mobilise, educate and organise. Bringing together around seventy posters from the V&A’s collection, A World to Win: Posters of Protest and Revolution looks at the defining features of protest graphics, showcasing the work of diverse artists, graphic designers and print collectives.

Exhibition organised by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Image of a poster urging people to boycott South African goods.

E.718-2003
Poster
Against Apartheid. Boycott South African Goods; Poster, ‘Against Apartheid. Boycott South African Goods’, lithograph printed and designed by Mountain and Molehill (design partnership of Ken Sprague and Ray Bernard), Great Britain, 1960-1970
Mountain and Molehill; Mountain and Molehill
Great Britain
1960-1970
Lithograph

E.169-2014 Poster Tenth Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution; Poster, 'Tenth Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution' by René Mederos; Cuba, 1969 Rene Mederos (1933-1996) Cuba 1969

E.169-2014
Poster
Tenth Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution; Poster, ‘Tenth Anniversary of the Triumph of the Cuban Revolution’ by René Mederos; Cuba, 1969
Rene Mederos (1933-1996)
Cuba
1969

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