Atelier Populaire: Poster Inspiration

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In 1968, “student[s] and worker[s] protest[ed] against rising unemployment and poverty under Charles de Gaulle’s conservative government in France. Students and faculty at the L’ecole des Beaux-Arts took over the lithography studio and established the Atelier Populaire (the Popular Workshop). Their collective produced hundreds of pop-derived silkscreen posters, which remained an object of obsession for the art world.” (source here)

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