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Tue, 11 Jun 2019 14:00:05 +0000
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Object of the Day
activist poster
graphic design
marlene mccarty
<img width="560" height="561" src="" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features a square poster printed in black and white on a blue background, showing a circle within a ring. The circle contains the image of an eye, with the following text in the pupil: WAC women&#039;s action coalition. The black ring contains text in white: WAC IS WATCHING WOMEN TAKE ACTION. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset=" 560w, 150w, 300w, 640w, 170w, 1022w" sizes="(max-width: 560px) 100vw, 560px" data-attachment-id="15494" data-permalink="" data-orig-file="" data-orig-size="1022,1024" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;12&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;Matt Flynn, Photographer&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;Hasselblad CF-39MS&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1412606526&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;Image may not be reproduced without authorization of the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;80&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;50&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0.00555555555556&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;1&quot;}" data-image-title="mccarty" data-image-description="" data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" />In celebration of World Pride, June Object of the Day posts highlight LGBTQ+ designers and design in the collection. This post originally appeared  on June 15, 2015. Founded in 1992, the Women’s Action Coalition (WAC) staged public demonstrations or “actions” to raise the visibility of women in art, culture, and society. The organization was founded in response to the Clarence Thomas/Anita Hill congressional hearings, which riveted...
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