Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Jane Jacobs
  • Sabrina Jones, artist
    born 1960
    born: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • Jane Jacobs, 2012
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 434 x 280 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/16 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.076
Description

Image of a protester protecting a tree that is sprouting a city, executed in purple and green. Descriptive text integrated into composition. Text refers to the activism of Jane Jacobs and her role in stopping proposed expressways and demolitions in Lower Manhattan in the 1960s.