These poster artists scream out against creeping totalitarianism, political hypocrisy and deceit, fear, hate, terrorism, traitors, world domination, the wages of war, corporate malfeasance, and the loss of common space and resources. Although using traditional poster media, like silkscreen and hand-set type, these artists infuse their work with the up-to-the-minute sensibilities of the digital age.

The exhibition took place October 27, 2004 – November 28, 2004


Peace Signs: The Anti-War Movement Illustrated
James Mann, ed.
Collection of posters and graphics against the war in Iraq.

Judith Vidal-Hall, ed.
Robbie Conal
Art and sharp-tongued political commentary.

Graphic Agitation and Graphic Agitation 2: Social and Political Graphics in the Digital Age
Liz McQuiston, Phaidon Press
Graphic Agitation I covers agitprop and political design from the 1960s to the early 90s. The second in the series focuses on the 1990s.

Revolucion!: Cuban Poster Art
Lincoln Cushing
150 Works from the Cuban National Archive, from the 1960s to the 1980s.

Stencil Graffiti
Tristan Manco
An overview of stencil and spray can graffiti, complete with 400 images from all over the world.


Center for the Study of Political Graphics
Collects, restores and exhibits posters related to movements for social change. CSPG has the largest collection of Post World War II graphics in the United States.


Northland Poster Collective
Dedicated to producing, distributing and encouraging art that promotes a socially just world.

Micah Wright
Graphic artist behind the Propaganda Remix Project.

Think Again
Collective of Artists and Activists who design agitprop and public art to challenge indifference.

Dyke Action Machine
Dedicated to promoting lesbian visibility with poster projects around New York City.

Gran Fury
Collective started in 1987, devoted to using art and graphics to raise awareness of the AIDS epidemic and the political issues surrounding it.

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