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Italian Political Art: Leftist Posters From The '70s
These Italian political posters are from the collection of photographer, filmmaker and cultural activist Lou Dematteis, who has a long history of interest in Italian politics.
Reception: Thu., Feb. 15, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Lecture at 7:30 pm
Lecturer: Enrico Deaglio, Italian Joumalist & Author
Curated by: Patrick Gannon & Lou Dematteis
Welcome to the Museum of International Propaganda
This collection of propaganda has taken over 30 years to compile and represents the political art of more than 25 countries, including N. Korea, Cuba, Nazi Germany, Vietnam, Iran, and the Soviet Union. The objects on display were mostly designed and financed by various governments, dictators, and special interests with specific political goals in mind. The exhibits guide visitors through 7 themes, techniques and styles of propaganda. We hope you will come away with an awareness of the influence propaganda has on our lives even today.
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