Santa Monica, Calif. : The Getty Research Institute for the History of Art and the Humanities, c1997.
Book — ix, 109 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
This work examines images of European fireworks dating from approximately 1580 to 1815. It explores the ways in which printed records of fireworks displays came to serve as vehicles of aesthetic, cultural, and emotional significance. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Front Cover; Copyright; Table of Contents; Politics on Paper; Paper Politics Exhibition History; Political Art and Printmaking: A Brief and Partial History- Deborah Caplow; All the Instruments Agree- Eric Triantafillou; Repression; Aggression; Resistance; Existence; Acknowledgements; Artist Info; Index; Also Available from PM Press; Friends of PM; About PM Press.
With a widely eclectic variety of protest art in mediums such as relief, lithography, collagraph, and photography, this major collection of contemporary politically engaged printmaking showcases art that uses themes of social justice and global equity to engage community members in conversation.