PRINT December 1982


Political Graphics: Art as a Weapon

HERE IS A $50.00 ITEM on political graphics. Nothing from Africa, the revolutionary struggles in Mozambique, Angola, etc. Four posters on the H-bomb; nothing from Japan. Two or three mild posters from Cuba; four or five items from Mexico, including several José Guadalupe Posada drawings and a ferocious poster on the 1968 student killings. Nothing else from Latin America, nothing from Chile during the Allende period, nothing from Nicaragua, etc., etc., etc. And what about right wing stuff from Latin America, South Africa, the U.S., elsewhere? Four posters from the Vietnam antiwar period, two of which appear in the introduction unlabeled. (Nothing from Vietnam.) Nothing on Angry Arts 1967, the Los Angeles Peace Tower, the two Collages of Indignation, no My Lai poster, etc., etc. Three general recent graphics on women’s rights; no graphics or documentation on, for example, Ariadne and the

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