Saturday, April 14, 2018
Shared from the Facebook page of the Center for the
Study of Political Graphics (February 9, 2018):
In 1989, Tomasz Sarnecki was a 23 year-old art student in
Saturday, June 24, 2017
British election propaganda campaigns—on billboards and
posters—have increasingly emphasized party leaders, rather
than issues. Some have said that this is a manifestation of...
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Here's an interesting and different poster, available for
purchase on the Rand Paul for President Website for the clever
price of $20.16.
Paul is running for the 2016...
Monday, December 8, 2014
Japanese voters go to the polls on December 14 to elect members
of the Lower House of Representatives.
Unique "luminous" posters are going up. They are printed with
Sunday, August 17, 2014
The referendum on whether or not Scotland will be an independent
country will take place on September 18, 2014.
Heated campaigns have been going on for months, both for
Monday, October 28, 2013
Chile's presidential election takes place in about three weeks;
U.S. voters go to the polls in about three years. One thing both
countries have in common is that two women—both...
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Posters (actually broadsides, initially) have been displayed in
Great Britain since the late 1600s. They became indispensable
during election periods in Great Britain in the second half of
Friday, August 31, 2012
So far, it seems that neither major party candidate for the U.S.
presidency has inspired many artists to include their images in
posters promoting President Barack Obama or former Governor...
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Ron Keas has produced what he proclaims to be the "world's first
political campaign poster in 3-D." And it promotes the re-election
of President Barack Obama.
Monday, February 20, 2012
French President Nicolas Sarkozy's campaign has just issued its
first poster, now that he has announced his candidacy for
re-election. It shows the Aegean Sea in the background with what
Sunday, January 1, 2012
In the coming 2012 U.S. presidential election, it is likely that
several minor political parties will run candidates. The Libertarian Party
Monday, October 31, 2011
Piggy banks, posters, billboards, videos, and Facebook groups are
all propaganda vehicles in Taiwan, which will hold its presidential
and legislative elections on January 14,...
Friday, June 24, 2011
Mitt Romney's campaign has now borrowed from the British
Conservative Party's very successful campaign that brought Margaret
Thatcher and her party to power in 1979. Romney's Website features
Monday, January 17, 2011
Warren G. Harding, the presidential candidate of the Republican
Party in the United States in 1920, is portrayed by actor Malachi
Cleary in the HBO television series, "Boardwalk...
Saturday, January 1, 2011
Mauritius—a volcanic island republic located off the
coast of Africa in the Indian...
Sunday, October 17, 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
Hafiz Noor Shams in a blog post in The
Malaysian Insider compares the use of...
Friday, April 2, 2010
How important are good looks and smiles on political posters,
billboards, direct-mail pieces, Web sites, and television to
political consultants and designers?
Well, it depends. Does a...
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
Mark Jones, on a
Reuters blog that focuses on Britain, speculates that...
Sunday, February 7, 2010
This Friday is Abraham Lincoln's birthday. Lincoln, who was born
201 years ago in Kentucky, was ranked recently as the greatest U.S.
president (albeit in a
Saturday, January 30, 2010
The Hungarian parliamentary elections are set for April 11 and
25. Hungary has had democratic elections since it ended Soviet
domination in 1989.
The center-right Hungarian Civic Union...
Saturday, January 9, 2010
Many have decried the "presidentialization," "Americanization,"
and infusion of marketing into British politics, although these
trends have been apparent for quite a few years...
Friday, December 4, 2009
The Ukrainian Republic will hold its presidential election on
January 17, 2010. A candidate must receive at least 50% in the
first round of voting, or a runoff election is held in February
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Steven Heller, writing in his Daily
Heller blog, has an interesting piece on posters to
promote the Tea...
Thursday, September 3, 2009
On Sunday, the voters of Japan overwhelmingly sent a message: we
want change! The more conservative party, the Liberal Democratic
Party (LDP), which has been in power for almost the entire...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Elections for the lower house of the Indian Parliament, the
Lok Sabha, concluded on May 16.
The voters gave the ruling moderate-left Congress Party, led by
Prime Minister Manmohan...