Allan deSouza, chair of UC Berkeley’s Department of Art Practice, presents an exhibition that reenacts and upends the traditional colonial relationship, positioning modern-day England as the object of investigation by an explorer from Africa.
This selection of digital prints, drawn from the collection of the Bancroft Library to mark the 80th anniversary of the Spanish Civil War (1936-39), showcases political posters designed by leading graphic artists of the era. Harnessing the communicative capacity of imagery and text, these pieces give striking expression to the anti-fascist Republican cause in its fight against Francisco Franco and the Nationalists.
Andrés Waissman is an emblematic figure in the world of contemporary art. His work conveys not only a visual but also a deep philosophical and political statement—a whole body of thought rendered through images.