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QUEER X DESIGN: 50 YEARS OF SIGNS, SYMBOLS, BANNERS, LOGOS, AND GRAPHIC ART OF LGBTQ

QUEER X DESIGN: 50 YEARS OF SIGNS, SYMBOLS, BANNERS, LOGOS, AND GRAPHIC ART OF LGBTQ
Publication Date: 
May 7, 2019
Format: 
Hardcover
ISBN: 
9780762467853
About This Item: 
The first-ever illustrated history of the iconic designs, symbols, and graphic art representing more than 5 decades of LGBTQ pride and activism--from the evolution of Gilbert Baker's rainbow flag to the NYC Pride typeface launched in 2017 and beyond.Organized by decade beginning with Pre-Liberation and then spanning the 1970s through the millennium, QUEER X DESIGN will be an empowering, uplifting, and colorful celebration of the hundreds of graphics-from shapes and symbols to flags and iconic posters-that have stood for the powerful and ever-evolving LGBTQ movement over the last five-plus decades Included in the collection will be everything from Gilbert Baker's original rainbow flag, ACT-UP's Silence = Death poster, the AIDS quilt, and Keith Haring's "Heritage of Pride" logo, as well as the original Lavender Menace t-shirt design, logos such as "The Pleasure Chest, " protest buttons such as "Anita Bryant Sucks Oranges, " and so much more Sidebars throughout will cover important visual grouping such as a "Lexicon of Pride Flags, " explaining the now more than a dozen flags that represent segments of the community and the evolution of the pink triangle
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