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“Absinthe to Acid” Exhibition-Based lecture at Local Speed

May 23, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

The French posters from 1880-1930 were at the end of an era which was soon to give way to more radical use of space. This style re-emerges as an ironic motif in the San Francisco “acid” posters of the 60s. Using images of posters from the San Francisco poster collection of Keith Kleespies, Skaggs explores the connotations these posters must have had for their original audience and how that got twisted and replayed  80 years later.

Details

Date:
May 23, 2014
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Local Speed
822 E. Market Street
Louisville, KY 40206
Phone:
(502)634-2700

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