Jun 02, 2022 - Sale 2607

Sale 2607 - Lot 81

Price Realized: $ 250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 250 - $ 500
International Women's Day.
Two Posters from the late 1970s/early 1980s.

Two rare regional posters, both likely from Madison, Wisconsin:

1) Bread and Roses, multi-color screen print produced by a group called Women's Works, incorporating two long-stem red roses, a loaf of bread with two slices, and the text of the American women's suffrage anthem printed in black italic type, printed for International Women's Day, March 8, 1981, on textured beige paper, 25 x 19 in.; and

2) International Women's Day, [Madison, Wisconsin: no printer, with symbol of a Union print job, 1979 or 1984], color lithographic poster printed in black and red, with a large Venus with fist symbol in red in the background, and a schedule of events for Wednesday March 7th through Saturday March 10th in bold black lettering, advertising workshops, rally, speeches, and showings of the films, Women's Happy Time Commune, and Salt of the Earth, along with Family of Women lesbian feminists in concert, and a march on Saturday, 17 x 11 in.