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Poster - Passing the Buck: Games for Multinational Drug Companies
  • Passing the Buck: Games for Multinational Drug Companies
    Dunn, Peter
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Passing the Buck: Games for Multinational Drug Companies

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1979-1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dunn, Peter (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Non-laminated poster

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.146-2011

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 86, box E

Physical description

Poster entitled 'Passing the Buck: Games for Multinational Drug Companies' depicting a palace made of drugs and syringes, with the arms of dozens of men in suits passing money back to another suited figure behind them in a long queue. Lettered at the bottom are 18 possible 'games' suggested, relating to maximising profits and putting 'greed before need'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1979-1980 (made)

Artist/maker

Dunn, Peter (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Non-laminated poster

Dimensions

Height: 45 cm, Width: 61 cm

Descriptive line

'Passing the Buck: Games for Multinational Drug Companies', photomontage by Peter Dunn as part of the East London Health Project Series, London, 1979-1980

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Printing

Subjects depicted

Capitalism; Companies; Drugs; Greed; Business; Pharmaceutical; Money

Categories

Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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