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Big Money Is Moving In

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1981 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Dunn, Peter (designer)
    Leeson, Loraine (designer)
    Docklands Community Poster Project (designers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Offset lithograph

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Greenwich Mural Workshop

  • Museum number:

    E.109-2015

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB3H, shelf DR1

Physical description

Laminated poster composed of 8 photomontages of the Docklands cityscape being dominated by stacks of coins and wads of paper money, alongside bins in alleyways overflowing with planning applications.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

1981 (published)

Artist/maker

Dunn, Peter (designer)
Leeson, Loraine (designer)
Docklands Community Poster Project (designers)

Materials and Techniques

Offset lithograph

Dimensions

Height: 98 cm, Width: 71 cm

Historical context note

The poster reproduces art work originally presented by the Docklands Community Poster Project on series of billboards in the Docklands area. Over a ten year period, the Docklands Community Poster Project, resisted the Governemnt's re-development of the Docklands area which catered to the interests of private investors rather than the needs of local people.

Descriptive line

Laminated poster by the Docklands Community Poster Project entitled 'Big Money Is Moving In'. London, 1982.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Offset

Subjects depicted

Capitalism

Categories

Propaganda; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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