Emory Douglas

Creating Visual Art with Provocative, Social & Political Insight

TYPO San Francisco 2014 Rhythm | Friday, 11 April | 5:00 pm | YBCA Theater

My presentation will cover graphic design work that I created past and present related to social issues and basic human rights concerns and how some the artwork has been remixed by others.
It will also include a display with some historical graphic materials used in the 1960s-80s to create many of the graphics deigns.

Emory Douglas

Emory Douglas

Artist (San Francisco)

Emory Douglas created the visual identity for the Black Panther Party and his iconic images came to symbolize the struggles of the movement. As the Revolutionary Artist and Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party from 1967 until the 1980s, Douglas’s work, described as ‘Militant Chic’, featured in most…

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