Photos: Every poster tells a story in the Denver Art Museum's Drawn to Action exhibit

James Victore, Racism, 1993. Screen print. © James Victore. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
James Victore, Racism, 1993. Screen print. © James Victore. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Denver Art Museum

Every picture does tell a story, and that's why the bold graphics of poster design are powerful beyond words. There's solid visual proof in the 35 works that comprise Drawn to Action: Posters from the AIGA Design Archives, which opens Sunday, December 15 at the Denver Art Museum. Here's a sneak peek...

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Haley Johnson, Literacy First, 1997. Offset lithograph. © Haley Johnson. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Haley Johnson, Literacy First, 1997. Offset lithograph. © Haley Johnson. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Denver Art Museum
Woody Pirtle, Stop the Plant, 2002. Screen print. © Woody Pirtle. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Woody Pirtle, Stop the Plant, 2002. Screen print. © Woody Pirtle. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Denver Art Museum
Ronald J. Cala II, Capital of War, 2006. Screen print. © Ronald J. Cala II. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Ronald J. Cala II, Capital of War, 2006. Screen print. © Ronald J. Cala II. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Denver Art Museum
Malcolm Grear, Earth Zero, 1985. Screen print. © Malcolm Grear Designers. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Malcolm Grear, Earth Zero, 1985. Screen print. © Malcolm Grear Designers. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Denver Art Museum
Luba Lukova, Sudan, 1998. Screen print. © Luba Lukova. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Luba Lukova, Sudan, 1998. Screen print. © Luba Lukova. AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA.
Denver Art Museum

See Drawn to Action through January 18; the show is included in the regular DAM admission price of $3 to $13. Visit the Denver Art Museum online for more information.

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