Protest: History of Social and Political Protest Graphics


In Protest!, author Liz McQuiston provides a global narrative of social and political resistance through the lens of activist art, from Goya to the Guerrilla Girls. An opening chapter covers 1500 through 1900, with remaining chapters surveying the last century-plus. The case studies map onto race, class, sexuality, and violence, among other topics, spotlighting the many technological platforms through which activist imagery has effected cultural change. An eye-opening and expansive survey of civic engagement.

Cloth, 287 pgs.