Thursday, 11:00am
29 July 2010

Going green

Graphic artists get political in an exhibition of posters for Iran

Next month, New York’s School of Visual Arts will host an exhibition of political posters created in support Iran’s Green Movement.

Following Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s dubious landslide victory in the 2009 presidential elections, demonstrations broke out throughout the Iran - and the rest of the world.

Blogs and social networks sites helped the movement spread its message around the globe, and the protests were spoken about in some quarters as a ‘Twitter revolution’. Where Is My Vote? features posters created by an international cast of graphic artists including Yossi Lemel (top), R. O. Blechman, Seymour Chwast, Ivan Chermayeff (below), Milton Glaser, Robert Grossman, Anita Kunz, Jennifer Morla, István Orosz, Woody Pirtle, Andrea Rauch, Ralph Steadman, Gary Taxali, James Victore and Massimo Vignelli.

Ivan_Chermayeff

Ralph_Steadman

Above: Ralph Steadman

Below: Anita Kunz

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Istvan Orosz

Above: Istvan Orosz

Below: Zina Saunders

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Gary_Taxali

Above: Gary Taxali

30 August > 25 September 2010
Where Is My Vote? Posters for the Green Movement in Iran
Visual Arts Gallery
601 West 26 Street, 15th floor
New York, NY 10001
www.schoolofvisualarts.edu

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