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I AM A MAN: Journal

I AM A MAN: Journal

Princeton Architectural Press


Illustrations by Glenn Ligon


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This ruled journal features the iconic work of acclaimed artist Glenn Ligon. The charged phrase, I Am a Man, hearkens back to the historic placards used by a group of striking African American sanitation workers in 1968, and will inspire anyone looking to make a statement in the modern world.

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Size: 4.375 x 7 in;
Pages: 144 pp;
Format: Paperback
Publication: February 2014
ISBN: 9781616892531
I AM A MAN is a journal carrying as it's front cover a representation of actual signs carried by 1,300 striking African American sanitation workers in Memphis in the 1968, created by an artist after viewing an actual sign in Charles Rangel's (A U.S member of state who is a leader in New York politics) Harlem office. At the back of the journal is a section where it tells you a bit more about the artist that created the sign on the front, why and how. A piece of history that can now be enjoyed and appreciated as a graphic art form.

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