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Angry Produce.

The current (about to end) exhibition at the CAFAM is called Myth & Manpower: Graphics and the California Dream. It offers a basic walk-through of graphic design, and then includes a few pairs of images for each element. One half of each pair is an idyllic, gorgeous, advertisement for a California citrus company, usually featuring pristine fruit and smiling families in bright, bold colors. The other is a United Farm Workers’ Union protest poster, often with the same bright colors but strikingly different images. ┬áThe pairings are really well done. Some are very obvious and others are just subtle enough to make you ┬áthink through the choices. The show is sponsored by the Museum of California Design, which did a nice write-up as well.


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