Tag Archives: 1970’s

1973: 198 Methods

Gene Sharp  died last week. Sharp was a prolific theorist of nonviolent action whose writings have influenced anti-government resistance movements around the world. His work was profoundly shaped by the study of Gandhi and the labor and civil rights activist … Continue reading

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1973: Self-Translation

Born in Ireland, Samuel Beckett wrote almost exclusively in French after moving to Paris in 1939. He would then translate his novels and plays into English. He wrote the following sentence in his 1946 short story “Premier amour”: Personnellement je … Continue reading

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1964: For Want of Stairs

Jess: “…For Want of Stairs…”: Salvages V (1964/1974)

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1972: Empty

Sam Gilliam: Empty (1972)

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1972: Boycott Gulf

An anti-colonialist poster from the early 1970’s produced by the Pan-African Liberation Committee in Brookline, Massachusetts: “There are but two sides in a war—she fights on the side of African freedom – Gulf finances the other.” At the time, Angola … Continue reading

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1976: Bel Air

Langdon Clay: Charlie Robert’s campaign car, Chevrolet Bel Air, Hoboken, NJ, 1976

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1976: In the Heart of Civilization

Jungle Action Vol. 2, #19 (January, 1976) Cover Artists: Gil Kane, Dan Adkins, & Irv Watanabe

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