29 July 2010
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.
Above: Ralph Steadman
Below: Anita Kunz
Above: Istvan Orosz
Below: Zina Saunders
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
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