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1991

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1993

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Poster, Under the Brooklyn Bridge, 1991

This is a Poster. It is dated 1991 and we acquired it in 1993. Its medium is screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Graphic designer Lady Pink created this poster as part of the Bullet urban artists’ collaborative project, Your House is Mine, which drew support for the community of squatters occupying the abandoned tenements of New York’s Lower East Side as they united to fight eviction.

This object was featured in our Object of the Week series in a post titled Crisis on the Lower East Side.

It is credited Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs.

Its dimensions are

58.4 x 50.8 cm (23 x 20 in.)

It is inscribed

Imprinted in black ink at lower left: Printed at the Lower East Side Printshop; lower right: BULLET

Cite this object as

Poster, Under the Brooklyn Bridge, 1991; USA; screenprint on paper; 58.4 x 50.8 cm (23 x 20 in.); Gift of Steven Heller and Karrie Jacobs; 1993-53-118

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