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Act Up Philadelphia
  • Courtney Dailey, artist
    ACT UP Philadelphia, artist
    active 1987–present
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • Act Up Philadelphia, 2007
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 437 x 282 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 3/16 x 11 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.046

Image depicting an abstracted crowd scene, executed in pink and black. Descriptive text integrated into triangle in the middle of the composition. Text refers to the actions of the group known as ACT UP (AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), specifically, ACT UP Philadelphia. The group fights for the rights of those affected by HIV/AIDS.