In this poster, Ernst Keller, a Swiss designer, uses the diagonal to attract the eye and to suggest dynamic activity. “The printing of the image is by letterpress from linocut blocks overprinted from type in opaque grey.” The fingers gripping the handle of the trowel turn the hand into a fist, a universal symbol in political propaganda to suggest the acclamation and solidarity of a crowd. SUISSE

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Herbert Matter's work

"Against Violence to Women" | Designer: Lourdes Zolezzi | The Graphic Imperative Exhibition | Exhibition of international sociopolitical posters that stir our emotions yet cause us to reflect. The exhibition of examples of agitprop provides a window to an age of change, utilizing the power of visual metaphor and at times, savage irony and humor. Themes include dissent, liberation, racism, sexism, human rights, civil rights, environmental concerns, aids, war, literacy and tolerance.

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visualgraphic: art as life

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Herbert Bayer (1900–1985) — The Echo Theory

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Jan Tschichold - poster for Dir Frau Ohne Namen (1927)

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THIS type of print would be awesome to frame for the office? 1962 Open Mic Night Poster

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graphic design, poster, typography, design

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Ernst Keller. Kunstgewerbemuseum Zürich, Schuelerarbeiten aus der Baugewerblichen und der Mechanisch-Technischen Abteilung der Gewerbeschule. 1930

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Dutch Book Week Posters

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