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The Enduring Power of Posters to Promote and Provoke

As Carol A. Wells sees it, “The best posters are powerful and influential. The worst are quickly forgotten.” Wells is an art historian and curator who also oversees the largest collection of socially engaged post-WWII graphics in the U.S. And she’s one of seven design experts who curated Serigrafía, a survey of posters that...

Up Against the Gallery Wall

An exhibition of artifacts from the “All Of Us or None” poster archive collection will be on view at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) from March 31 – August 19. OMCA presents the first comprehensive exhibition exploring the poster renaissance that started in the mid-1960s as a powerful tool for public debate on social...