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Poster - Civic Forum  - What We Want: a legal state, prosperity, free elections, a return to Europe, social justice, a chance for nature, an educated nation.
  • Civic Forum - What We Want: a legal state, prosperity, free elections, a return to Europe, social justice, a chance for nature, an educated nation.
    Vojtíšek
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Civic Forum - What We Want: a legal state, prosperity, free elections, a return to Europe, social justice, a chance for nature, an educated nation.

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Prague (designed and printed)

  • Date:

    1989 (designed and printed)
    1989 (photography)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Vojtíšek (photographer)
    Pejcoch, Jaroslav (designer)
    Haloun, Karel (designer)
    Hoffmeister, Adam (designer)
    Jiránek, Miroslav (designer)
    Melantrich (publishers)
    Polygrafia Praha (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour offset lithograph printed on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Zdenek Kavan

  • Museum number:

    E.13-1991

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 79, box E

Designed, printed and published in former Czechoslovakia

Physical description

Poster promoting Civic Forum through a photographic image of one of the mass demonstrations held on Prague's Letná Plán in November 1989. The view from behind shows the crowd raising their hands and making the 'V' for victory sign.

Place of Origin

Prague (designed and printed)

Date

1989 (designed and printed)
1989 (photography)

Artist/maker

Vojtíšek (photographer)
Pejcoch, Jaroslav (designer)
Haloun, Karel (designer)
Hoffmeister, Adam (designer)
Jiránek, Miroslav (designer)
Melantrich (publishers)
Polygrafia Praha (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour offset lithograph printed on paper

Marks and inscriptions

© MELANTRICH, PRINT POLYGRAFIA, SDR.P.

PHOTO © VOJTISEK, 1989

TYPO © PEJCOCH, MALOUN, HOFFMEISTER, JIRANEK

Dimensions

Height: 58.8 cm maximum, Width: 83.3 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Poster promoting Civic Forum through a photograph of crowds massed on Letna Plain; designed, published and printed in former Czechoslovakia, 1989.

Production Note

Designed, printed and published in former Czechoslovakia

Reason For Production: Commemorative

Materials

Paper; Printing inks

Techniques

Colour offset lithograph

Subjects depicted

Solidarity; Ideology; Freedom; Revolution; Civil rights; Politics

Categories

Prints; Propaganda; Politics

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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