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Posters for the People: Art of the WPA Hardcover – Illustrated, Sept. 1 2008

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  • Item Weight : 1.62 kg
  • Hardcover : 224 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1594742928
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1594742927
  • Product Dimensions : 23.7 x 2.49 x 30.73 cm
  • Publisher : Quirk Books (Sept. 1 2008)
  • Language: : English
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About the Author

Ennis Carter is the founder and director of Design for Social Impact in Philadelphia. Established in 1996, Design for Social Impact is among the first and foremost graphic design workshops devoted exclusively to promoting public-interest issues. Carter is also the driving force behind the WPA Living Archive, an online public project begun in 2002 to preserve the legacy of posters the U.S. government produced between 1935 and 1943 to promote New Deal programs and civic issues. Christopher DeNoon is the author of Posters of the WPA (Wheatley Press, 1987). DeNoon is the leading expert on the history of the Federal Art Project’s WPA Poster Division and its graphic output. He is co-owner of Fibula Studios, a design and production studio of handcrafted jewelry, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.