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View Resource Transnational Poster Art: Former East Germany and Latin America, 1970-1989

This site highlights revolutionary art from the former East Germany. Hosted by the Stanford University Library. this site features 25 posters commissioned by the German Democratic Republic (GDR) government during the 1970s and 80s. The posters address themes such as anti-(American) imperialism and solidarity with leftist movements in Latin America, Africa, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East.

http://web.stanford.edu/~nauerbac/ddr%20kunst_exhibit_sept10...
View Resource MOWA: Museum of Web Art

Founded in 1997 by Amy Stone, the Museum of Web Art is dedicated to presenting the art of the Web in its own environment. MOWA is a bright, clean, easily navigated Web exhibition space primarily showing works probably best categorized as graphic design or commercial art. Look at the North Gallery exhibition of buttons, the East Gallery visitor counters, South Gallery wallpaper, or Classic Promos...

http://www.mowa.org/home.html
View Resource The Swiss Poster Collection at Carnegie Mellon University

Carnegie-Mellon University presents this collection of 300 Swiss advertising posters, dating 1971 to the present. Many of the posters were winners in Switzerland's national poster of the year competition, and all are examples of Swiss graphic design, which the curators of the collection explain relies "heavily on composition, typography, and clear communication" and has had international...

http://luna.library.cmu.edu/luna/servlet/view/all?sort=Date%...
View Resource The Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design

Arguably one of the most influential schools of design in the 20th century, the Bauhaus movement began in 1919 with its dramatic manifesto penned by Walter Gropius, who stated, "The ultimate aim of all creative activity is a building!" Keeping the legacy of this powerful ideology alive is the Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design, founded in 1960, and housed in a building designed by Walter Gropius in...

https://www.bauhaus.de/en/
View Resource Milwaukee Art Museum

The Milwaukee Art Museum has experienced something of a rebirth in the past few years, which may be in no small part due to the addition of a new building named the Quadracci Pavilion, designed by the well-regarded Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava. To start, the Museum has placed a selection of different artworks on display here on their Web site, organized under the thematic divisions that...

http://mam.org/
View Resource Creative Space: Fifty Years of Robert Blackburn's Printmaking Workshop

This Library of Congress exhibition presents fifty-nine works from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Archives and Collection, most of which can be viewed online (some await copyright clearance). Master printmaker Robert Blackburn, 1920-2003, established the Printmaking Workshop in 1948 in New York City, becoming one of the largest and longest lasting printmaking studios in the United...

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/blackburn/
View Resource The National Museum of American Illustration

Founded in 1998 by Judy A. G. Cutler and Laurence S. Cutler, The National Museum of American Illustration is housed at Vernon Court (Newport, RI), a mansion designed 100 years previously by the firm Carrere and Hastings, architects of other notable buildings such as New York Public Library and the Frick Collection. Portions of the six acres of grounds surrounding Vernon Court were originally...

https://americanillustration.org/