satire

Untitled
2001

Poster has a black printed background. At the top is "Beer, Sex Or Drugs? / (decisions, decisions.) in white. Below the title are 30 stylized posters (six columns/five rows) with black and white...

Moon Crap
1972

Poster has white unprinted edges with an American flag border enclosing a stylized color image of two astronaute on the moon with the earth in the background. At the center, an astronaut stands in...

circa 1967

Poster has a grayscale photo of a man dressed like Uncle Sam standing in front of the dome of the Capitol holding up his middle finger. Across the top is "Join" in blue.

Fuck You Warden
1972

Poster has a color photo of four men in black and white striped inmate uniforms. The man in fore is wearing a pink apron and holding a pink cake with "Fuck / You / Warden" in red.

Pin the Badge on the Nark
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster is printed on white paper and has a stylized color image of a man in a yellow suit with a tropical tie and glasses standing with his legs spread wide in front of a brown skyline. Between...

Famous Brains on Drugs
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has a black printed background. At the top is "if everyone''s brain was on drugs, this would be... / Famous Brains / On Drugs." in white. Below the title are 12 color images (three columns/...

Can You Recognize a Terrorist?
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has black ink printed on off-white paper. At the top is "Can You Recognize A / Terrorist?" Below the title is "Know The Difference Between:" followed by stylized images down the left and...

Jesus Christ Superstar
1971

Poster printed in neon colors. At the top is a stylized black and white image of Jesus'' face, with his eyes tinted blue, set on the top three appendages of a cross with blue rays radiating from...

I'd Rather Be Red Than Dead
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has a color background photo of a woman wearing a white headband and brown open vest. Colorful beads hang over her bare chest. Across the top of the poster is "I''d rather be red than dead...

Stoned Ranger and Pronto
1973

Poster has white unprinted edges enclosing a stylized color image of two men in the desert. Seated at the left is a North American Indian with feathers and marijuana leaves in his hair, smoking...

Love Your Mother
1972

Poster has a black printed background. At the top is a color photo of earth from space. At the bottom of the poster is "Love Your / Mother" in white.

untitled (female/nail and male/hammer figures)
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has a central stylized image with a blue border and red striped and circular background. The image shows a female figure at the left and a male figure at the right. The female''s head has...

I Want You
1972

Poster has a black, red, white and blue border enclosing a pink background with a stylized image of a woman dressed like Uncle Sam, mimicking his infamous pointed finger pose. At the bottom of the...

Secretary Burnout
1981

Poster has purple printed edges enclosing a stylized image of a woman in an orange dress lookign frazzled standing among packed filing cabinets and piles of paper. Lines from part of the figure''s...

And I Love New York
1982

Poster has red printed edges. At the top left is "...And I Love New York" in white. At the center is a stylized image of a New York City street, with a mass amount of people crowding the sidewalks...

Join
1967

Poster has a grayscale photo of a man dressed like Uncle Sam standing in front of the dome of the Capitol holding up his middle finger. Across the top is "Join" in blue.

untitled (police officer in a pig mask)
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has white unprinted edges enclosing a grayscale image of a man in a police uniform wearing a pig mask and holding a baton across his chest, resting on his left hand which is forming a peace...

untitled (man in a tank pointing a gun at two figures)
Late 20th Early 21st Century

Poster has black ink printed on what once was white paper and shows a man in a tank at the left pointing the main gun at two figures to the right. On the tank is "The 8 [crossed out] 7 / Demands...

Piece
1971

Poster has a stylized color image of a pregnant female hippie with a flower in her hair holding a mini green peace symbol flag and looking confused. At the bottom of the poster is "Piece" in red...

Vietnam
Late 20th Early 21st Century

This poster is a satirical promotion for a film titled "Vietnam". There are images of soldiers, politicians, and civilians surrounding large text reading "Vietnam" in the center of the page. Text...

untitled (check)
1970

Poster looks like a large black check with a background showing a bank building on fire as people look on, colored yellow and red. The check, no. 139 from 90-3259/2122, has an address for the Bank...

The Silent Majority
1971

Poster resembles an American flag, but with orange stripes instead of red and white crosses instead of stars. Across the bottom is "The Silent Majority" in orange.

Vietnam
1969

Poster has white unprinted edges and a black border enclosing a red background with yellow at the bottom right. At the bottom left is a stylized male figure in a hat with a peace symbol on it with...

untitled (American flag and Pledge of Allegiance)
1967

Poster has a blue printed border with white text reading, starting at the bottom left, "One Nation Under Guard - / Of The People - By The People - For The / People - F*uck The People - / With...

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