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06/10/2014: See America posters

Recalling vintage illustrated travel posters, this “See America” series created for the Print Collection by Stephen Thompson brings a number of national parks and landmarks to life. It might seem difficult to create a sense of wonder around these spots without using photography, however Thompson’s graphic style reinvents the same majestic beauty with a...

The Peaceful Uses of Montage

In the hands of John Heartfield, Germany’s most acerbic graphic political commentator, photomontage was a weapon against Nazi tyranny. It was, however, likewise used to promote tyrannies and idealize power in various countries during the 1920s and ’30s. In the Fascist capital of Rome in 1938, montage and collage were tools of another kind...