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The Graphic Imperative: International Posters for Peace, Social Justice & The Environment,
1965-2005

Schmidt Center Gallery
November 9, 2006 - January 27, 2007

Artists: Alexander Faldin, Luba Lukova, Seymour Chwast, Lorraine Schneider, AES Group, and Andrew Lewis amongst many others.

The Graphic Imperative
is a traveling exhibition of 111 posters from around the world organized by the Massachusetts College of Art and Philadelphia University.  The strong statements and design of these posters address such issues as racism, war, the importance of voting and conservation.  Words (in a variety of languages) are incorporated into some of he designs created by artists from Russia, Japan, the United States, Israel, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Turkey, Cuba, Finland, France, China, and others.  The Graphic Imperative was presented concurrently with Graphic Noise: Art at 1,000 Decibels a traveling exhibition of over 400 posters from the Museum of Design Atlanta that featured contemporary concert posters.

Images (clockwise from top left): Opening at the Schmidt Center Gallery; two installation views of the Schmidt Center Gallery.




 

Publication

Graphic Noise and Graphic Imperative Poster Brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Graphic Imperative: International Posters for Peace, Social Justice & The Environment, 1995 – 2005

Exhibition Dates:

Schmidt Center Gallery Public Space: November 10, 2006 – January 27, 2007

Schmidt Center Gallery: November 10, 2006 – January 27, 2007

Co-Curators:

Laura Moody, Graphic Noise Art at 1000 Decibels, Guest Curator

Elizabeth Resnick, The Graphic Imperative: International Posters for Peace, Social Justice & The Environment, 1995 – 2005. Associate Professor and Chair, Communication Design Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Chaz Maviyane-Davies, The Graphic Imperative: International Posters for Peace, Social Justice & The Environment, 1995 – 2005.
Associate Professor, Communication Design, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

Frank Baseman,The Graphic Imperative: International Posters for Peace, Social Justice & The Environment, 1995 – 2005. Associate Professor,
Graphic Design Communication. Philadelphia University, Philadelphia, PA

Size: 25 in x 19" Poster Brochure

 

 

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