Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Chico Mendes
  • Colin Matthes, artist
    born 1978
    born: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States ; active: United States
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • Chico Mendes, 2015
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 435 x 283 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 17 1/8 x 11 1/8 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.101
Description

Image of a crowd marching and holding up a portrait of Chico Mendes, executed in blue, purple, and yellow. Descriptive text at bottom-left of image. Text refers to the influence of the activism of Mendes and his role in the "Save the Rainforest" movement.