School of Visual Arts announced "Where Is My Vote? Posters for the Green Movement in Iran," an exhibition of over 125 political posters by graphic artists world wide created in support of the protests in Iran that followed the 2009 presidential election.
The exhibition is the first public viewing of these posters in printed form and was organized by designers Anita Kunz and Woody Pirtle along with Francis Di Tommaso, director of the Visual Arts Gallery, and Steven Heller, author, design historian and co-chair of the MFA Design Department at SVA.
"Where Is My Vote?" will be on view at the Visual Arts Gallery from August 30 to September 25, 2010.
The exhibition highlights the unique role that socially responsible designers can play in rallying support for free speech, and the power of design to inspire political activism.
It features posters by some of the most celebrated graphic artists working today, including R. O. Blechman, Seymour Chwast, Ivan Chermayeff, Milton Glaser, Robert Grossman, Anita Kunz, Yossi Lemel, Jennifer Morla, István Orosz, Woody Pirtle, Andrea Rauch, Ralph Steadman, Gary Taxali, James Victore and Massimo Vignelli, among others.
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