Story | Jul 24, 2010
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Story | May 25, 2012Before the era of the 24-hour news cycle and weekly televised debates, the predominant and most creative outlet for presidential candidates to communicate their vision was the campaign poster. With "Presidential Campaign Posters" (Quirk Books, $40), the Librar
Story | Nov 1, 2010
Long before Shepard Fairey created the Obama "Hope" poster, Ben Shahn (1898-1969) spread his own word as a renowned American Social Realist painter and illustrator. Among Shahn's works: striking images in a series of voter registration lithographs that...