Emory Douglas

Recent articles about Emory Douglas

‘As, not for’: The critique goes on

Issue 100, Summer 2020


‘As, Not For: Dethroning Our Absolutes’ is an itinerant exhibition of work by black designers whose legacy has been neglected for too long

Hippie shake-up

Issue 94, Summer 2017


What do Victor Moscoso’s psychedelic music posters, Harley Davidson’s Captain America chopper, the film Easy…

Raw and radical

Issue 86, Autumn 2013


The ‘underground press’ died out more than 40 years ago. Yet it lives on, thanks…

Recent blog posts about Emory Douglas

Great display in Harlem

21 March 2018
Design history, Graphic design, Magazines, Photography, Posters, Visual culture

Inspiring exhibitions at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture illustrate the dynamic power of graphic design. By Robert Newman
If, like me, you’ve been both inspired and entertained by the cultural moment that the…

Treasure trove of graphic resistance

22 January 2009
Design history, Graphic design, Posters, Visual culture

Black Panther: Emory Douglas and the Art of Revolution
What better time to see an exhibition of work by Emory Douglas, the official artist…