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Poster

  • Place of origin:

    London (designed)

  • Date:

    1989 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fletcher, Alan, born 1931 - died 2006 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screenprint on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Alan Fletcher

  • Museum number:

    E.398-2003

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case 3H, shelf 4

Physical description

Equal rights poster, featuring hands in different colours, pink, brown and blue, each pointing at a black line. The brown hand in much smaller than the pink and both are pointing down from above at either end of the black line, the third hand is a rough-drawn line and points up from the writing below the line.

Place of Origin

London (designed)

Date

1989 (made)

Artist/maker

Fletcher, Alan, born 1931 - died 2006 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Screenprint on paper

Marks and inscriptions

equal rights
Across bottom in blue, part of image

Alan Fletcher/Pentagram
Vertically, top right

Images Internationales pour les Droits de l'Homme et du Citoyen [map of world] ARTIS 89 MARCHAND PARIS
Bottom, centred

Dimensions

Height: 84 cm, Width: 59 cm

Object history note

Part of a gift from Alan Fletcher of his archive to represent his design output from the 1970s to the present day.

Historical context note

For more on Alan Fletcher's work see Myerson, Jeremy. Beware wet paint: designs by Alan Fletcher. London: Phaidon Press Ltd., 1996.

Descriptive line

Poster for Images Internationales pour les Droits de l'Homme et du Citoyen, Artis 89, designed by Alan Fletcher; British, 1989.

Materials

Ink; Paper

Techniques

Screenprinting

Subjects depicted

Hands; Lettering

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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