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B.U.G.A. U.P.
  • Tom Civil, artist
    born: New South Wales, Australia ; active: Australia
    Iain McIntyre, artist
    born 1970
    active: Australia
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • B.U.G.A. U.P., 2007
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 434 x 282 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/16 x 11 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.047
Description

Image depicting a spray paint can attached to a device, executed in black and yellow. Descriptive text in left half of image. Text describes the activism of the Australian group known as B.U.G.A. U.P. (Billboard-Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions). It was formed in 1978 by health professionals and those against the prevalence of tobacco advertising.