Labyrinth of Cultures Dia de los Muertos 2000
22.00 in HIGH x 18.00 in WIDE
(55.88 cm HIGH x 45.72 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

Lower right corner has: "poster by JOS".

The top edge of the poster has text in blue: "Labyrinth Of Cultures". The center of the poster has a large multi-colored stylized drawing. The left side of the drawing has a large gray maze with various pop-culture characters visible in it including: Charlie Brown, The Pillsbury Doughboy, Rich Uncle Pennybags, and Casper the Ghost. In the foreground at left A skeleton is emerging through a hole in the maze wall under the text: "Gore Bush" and there is a Ballot box with a tombstone that has the text: "Democracy / Died / Nov 7, 2000", there is a skeleton hand emerging from the ballot box to take a orange card with the text: "Vote" from a gloved hand. The ballot box is surrounded by flames. The upper right corner of the drawing has a boarded up schoolhouse against a dark sky with the text: "The Little / Dead Schoolhouse" the lower right corner has a skeleton figure and Rich Uncle Pennybags, who is dressed as Santa Claus and holding a martini emerging from two open doors with flames behind them and a sign overtop the doorway that has the text: "The Spirit Lounge". Below the drawing the poster has the text: "Dia de los Muertos 2000 / October 12 - November 2, 2000 / SomArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street, SF / Labyrinth of Cultures / Labertinto De Las Culturas brings an exciting exhibit of art installations curated by Rene Yanez, designed by Jack Davis and realized by Bay Area artists. / The Labyrinth will be a large maze featuring 8 x 10 foot rooms with contemporary installations and traditional altars by local international artists from diverse cultural backgrounds. / The exhibit will be in four parts: a labyrinth for artists reflections on the theme for Day of the Dead: The School House of Spirits for student exhibitions, / the Spirit Lounge and Mercado with Folk Art for sale.
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