Group Of May 1968 Paris Uprising Protest Posters
Group Of May 1968 Paris Uprising Protest Posters
Group Of May 1968 Paris Uprising Protest Posters
Group Of May 1968 Paris Uprising Protest Posters
Group Of May 1968 Paris Uprising Protest Posters
Group Of May 1968 Paris Uprising Protest Posters
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Group Of May 1968 Paris Uprising Protest Posters

1968. Six screenprints, two of which are stamped in French in lower margins, sizes range from 89.2 x 58.8cm to 136.3 x 92cm. Missing portions, repaired tears, minor foxing, soiling, pinholes. Linen-backed.

Translated French text reads (1) Workers, farmers, students. Unity in the grassroots; (2) I am the State; (3) Crush fascist vermin; (4) The army imprisons; (5) Wall newspaper #4. The struggle continues; and(6) [President Charles De Gaulle doing fascist salute].”

The following committees are also mentioned: National Committee for the Liberation of Imprisoned Soldiers; and the 25th Action Committee of Anti-fascist Groups.

Atelier Populaire, who designed and printed these posters, was a group of Marxist artists and art students who occupied the École des Beaux-Arts during the wave of wildcat strikes in May 1968. Ref: Kugelberg and Vermés, Beauty is in the Street, 2011.

A detailed list of the posters is available upon request.

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Item #CL179-46

Price (AUD): $8,800.00  Other currencies

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