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Madres de Plaza de Mayo
  • John Isaacson, artist
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • Madres de Plaza de Mayo, 2009
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 434 x 281 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/16 x 11 1/16 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.061
Description

Image depicting two women holding up a banner, executed in orange and black. Descriptive text integrated into the center of the composition. Text refers to the Madres de Plaza de Mayo (Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo), an association of Argentinian women that formed to fight for justice and acknowledgement of state violence against their families from 1976-1983.