Tree of Hope Stand Firm
28.00 in HIGH x 11.00 in WIDE
(71.12 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

The left side of the poster has a white background and the text: "The Poster Project: / Celebrating Women / This poster is one in a series produced for / busses and other public places. The project / was made possible through the generous / support of the California Arts Council, the / National Endowment for the Arts, the / Atlantic Ritchfield Foundation, Standard / Brands, the Ahmanson Foundation, and the / Woman's Building. / The posters were produced by letterpress / on a Vandercook 219P using the Woman's / Building graphic studio. Two hundred cop- / ies were printed for public display, along / with a signed limited edition on Arches / cover paper. / The Poster Project was directed by Cheri / Gaulke, the Woman's Building CAC artist- / in-residence, working with collaborating artists: Vilma Mendillo, Carol Beverage, / Sandra Golvin, Jennifer Lockwood, Jesse / Stumpp, Connie Macias, Laura Stickney, / Harriet Sherry Smith; technical advice by / Bonnie Thompson Norman. This bus poster was designed by Susan Gitlin Emmer and Nancy Ann Jones. / For information contact / The Woman's Building, Los Angeles / 213-221-6161".

The right side of the poster has a drawing of a female figure, shown from the shoulders up, she is wearing a necklace of barbed wire with a black bird hanging from it by its beak and there is a blue, moon shape on her forehead. The background is beige and has stylized leaves and branches in white, red, blue, and black. To the left of the figure is the text: "tree of hope stand firm / Arbol de la esperanza mantente firme / Frida Kahlo 1907-1954 / Artista Mexicana Visionaria". The left side of the poster has a large inscription.

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