“Protest Posters” Reviewed5.16.13
The New Haven/Hartford Advocate has reviewed “Artists Take Action,” an exhibition at Wesleyan’s Davison Art Center that showcases posters by Justseeds, Occuprint, and Meredith Stern’s “This is an Emergency” project.
What happens when an explosion of creativity meets a passion for politics on the front lines and in the streets? Pretty much what you find at Wesleyan University’s Davison Art Center, in a small but splendid exhibit of contemporary protest posters called Artists Take Action, on view until May 26 in Middletown. They are all a part of what cocurators Clare Rogan and Suzy Taraba call “a resurgence of protest posters today.”
The left-leaning posters, created by more than 80 artists, mostly from the U.S., are taken from four portfolios published by artists’ cooperatives around the country, including Booklyn Artists Alliance and Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative.
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