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Poster, AIDS Should Die, ca. 1980–95

This is a Poster. It was designed by Rick Valicenti. It is dated ca. 1980–95 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is lithograph on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Rick Valicenti. It is credited Gift of Rick Valicenti.

It is inscribed

Printed in white and black, throughout composition: LIFE HAS A WAY / OF MAKING / YOU WISH YOU / WERE ALIVE; in black and white, lower right, vertically: AIDSHOULDIE

Cite this object as

Poster, AIDS Should Die, ca. 1980–95; Designed by Rick Valicenti (American, b. 1951); USA; lithograph on paper; Gift of Rick Valicenti; 1995-73-5

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