Garcia, Rupert.

Oakland: Liberation Support Movement / United Nations Centre Against Apartheid, 1981. 22.5x17.5 in. offset poster, water stain to lower left-hand corner and some small creases, tape on reverse side of image from public display Text in English, Spanish and French, calling for the immediate release of Nelson Mandela and all political prisoners in South Africa. Image is by Rupert Garcia, a leading artist of the Bay Area Chicano movement in the 1960s and 1970s. Features a large silhoutteted portrait of Mandela, such that his face is roughly in the shape of the African continent. On the reverse is a collection of statements by Mandela as they appear in numerous articles and interview. Bears the seal of the San Francisco chapter of the Graphic Arts International Union in the lower right-hand corner (Item ID: 164538)


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