Saturday, November 5

Beauty Is in the Street: A Visual Record of the May 68 Uprising


Wikipedia - "Beauty Is in the Street: A Visual Record of the May 68 Uprising is 2011 book of posters produced by the Atelier Populaire (Popular Workshop) in support of the May 1968 events in France. It was edited by Johan Kugelberg with Philippe Vermés and published in the United Kingdom by Four Corners Books in 2011. Poster created in May 1968. In his review of Beauty Is in the Street, The Guardian's Justin McGuirk wrote that 'The [image of a] riot policeman bearing down on the viewer with his truncheon aloft, his head helmeted and goggled in a ghoulish mask, has become synonymous with oppression.' ..."
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2009 September: Rather Brief Moment in Time: The Situationist International 1956-1972, 2009 November: The Society of the Spectacle, 2010 December: On the Passage of a few People through a Rather Brief Moment in Time: The Situationist International 1956-1972, 2011 May: Détournement, 2011 October: Posters from the Paris Protests, 1968, 2014 July: Situationist International Anthology, 2014 August: Confrontation: Paris, 1968.

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