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Poster - To Fan the Flames!
  • To Fan the Flames!
    Cortez, Carlos, born 1923 - died 2005
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To Fan the Flames!

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    USA (made)

  • Date:

    1984 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Cortez, Carlos, born 1923 - died 2005 (artist)
    International Workers of the World (issued by)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linocut print

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Sonia Martin

  • Museum number:

    E.279-2014

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MM, shelf 4

Physical description

Linocut print entitled 'To Fan the Flames!' depicting a group of people listening to a singer playing the guitar. Incorporated into the print on the left is the symbol for the IWW (International Workers of the World). At the foot of the poster are details of a concert entitled 'Songs of the IWW' featuring Utah Phillips, Fred Holstein and Marion Wade among others. The concert was a two day event and took place at Holstein's, 2464 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, 1984.

Place of Origin

USA (made)

Date

1984 (made)

Artist/maker

Cortez, Carlos, born 1923 - died 2005 (artist)
International Workers of the World (issued by)

Materials and Techniques

Linocut print

Dimensions

Height: 64 cm, Width: 52 cm

Descriptive line

Poster, 'To Fan the Flames!' by Carlos Cortez for Industrial Workers of the World. Chicago, 1984.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Linocut

Subjects depicted

Concerts; Music; Guitars; Crowds; Songs; Events; Musicians

Categories

Prints; Politics; Music; Musical instruments

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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