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Poster - Verejnost Proti Nasiliu

Verejnost Proti Nasiliu

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Slovakia (printed and published)

  • Date:

    ca. 1989 (printed and published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Red and blue printing ink on paper

  • Museum number:

    E.80-1991

  • Gallery location:

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

The Public Against Violence logo incorporates the national colours of Czechoslovakia, as does that of its Czech counterpart, Civic Forum. The 'V' design is a powerful graphic expression of the reason for its existence, as it symbolises not only the violence and bloodshed which triggered its foundation but also the people's determination for victory over their communist oppressors.

Physical description

Small poster publicising the name and logo of the newly formed Slovakian pro-democracy movement, printed in red and blue. The logo comprises the letter V formed as if by two upward strokes of a brush, the left arm blue and the right arm red, which combine with the white paper to symbolise the Czechoslovakian national colours.

Place of Origin

Slovakia (printed and published)

Date

ca. 1989 (printed and published)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Red and blue printing ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Verejnost Proti Nasiliu
Public Against Violence

Dimensions

Height: 26.2 cm maximum, Width: 19.1 cm maximum

Descriptive line

Small poster, "Verejnost Proti Nasiliu", publicising the name and logo of the newly formed Slovakian pro-democracy movement, Slovakia, ca. 1989.

Production Note

Printed and published in Czechoslovakia

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Solidarity; Revolution; Protest; Freedom

Categories

Politics

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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