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Loyola University Chicago’s Crown Center Gallery Displays Four Decades of Social Activism Art

What:
Loyola University Chicago’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts (DFPA) is hosting its third gallery exhibition of the season, The Graphic Imperative: International Posters for Peace, Social Justice, and the Environment. The newest exhibition is a select retrospective of forty years of international sociopolitical posters that include the themes dissent, liberation, racism, sexism, human rights, civil rights, environmental and health concerns, AIDS, war, literacy, and tolerance, collectively providing a window to an age of great change.

Focusing on the issues of our turbulent times, these 121 posters attempt to show the social, political, and aesthetic concerns of many cultures in a single exhibition through delineating themes and contrasting political realities.

For more information on The Graphic Imperative, visit www.thegraphicimperative.org or the DFPA’s blog at www.blogs.luc.edu/artsalive/.

When:
Exhibition Dates: November 14 – December 19, 2008
Opening Reception: November 14, 2008 at 5:30 p.m.

Crown Center Gallery Hours:
– 10 a.m.-7 p.m. – Monday through Friday
– Noon-4 p.m. – Saturday and Sunday
– By appointment (List the number here)

Where:
Crown Center Gallery
1001 West Loyola Avenue, Chicago, IL 60626
Loyola University Chicago, Lake Shore Campus

Why:
This exhibition explores and touches on many of the global issues we are currently going through. Opening this display to its community, the University expands its education and out reach to society and to those who are not aware of these crucial economic, political, and social issues that surround us today.

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