A Collection of Obama Posters and Prints

Book - 2009
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Winner, Benjamin Franklin Award(tm) (Independent Book Publishers Association), Political/Current Events category

In Hope: A Collection of Obama Posters and Prints, Kansas City Art Institute professor Hal Elliott Wert unveils one of the largest Barack Obama campaign poster collections in existence. This is a collection to be treasured by everyone who was inspired and mobilized by the Obama campaign.

Among the unique features of this landmark book:

More than 170 posters from Hal Wert's personal collection A Catalog of Posters and Prints with background information on each featured piece The social and political context of the Obama poster movement and its place in the history of American presidential campaign art Foreword by Ray Noland, the street artist credited with starting the nationwide guerrilla poster movement in support of Obama The interior of the dust jacket folds out into a full-color reproduction of artist David Choe's Hope poster

A portion of this book's proceeds fund the National Art Education Association.

Publisher: Minneapolis : Zenith Press, 2009.
ISBN: 9780760337875
Characteristics: 188 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.


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