Original Signed Monoprint for Bernie Sanders from 1985 Mayoral Campaign
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Original silk screen monoprint by Frank Hewitt created for Bernie Sanders Mayor campaign in 1985, in collaboration with Only Once Graphics. Signed by Frank Hewitt and Bernie Sanders. Frank created skilk screen posters for all of Bernie's campaigns from 1981 to 1990. These posters were sold to donors and at art auctions to raise money for his campaigns.
Francis "Frank" Hewitt (1936-1992). Frank was primarily a painter. His paintings have been exhibited at MOMA and other major national and international museums. His work can be found both in private and major museum collections. For more info: http://www.dwigmore.com/hewitt_bio.html.
Included with the poster is the book "Francis R. Hewitt (1936-1992)" edited by Karen Hewitt published in 1994. An image and description of this poster is on page 26.
For more on the history of Bernie Sanders' tenure as mayor of Burlington, Vermont, see this recent article in The Nation: "What Kind of Mayor Was Bernie Sanders?"
This print is on heavy paper and measures 23 by 35 inches.
This is an artists proof. There is a a slight mark on lower left-hand corner from water damage, though it is minimal (see photos for detail).
Pick up at the Flynn Center in Burlington, Vermont or pay extra for shipping ($20 for US destination).
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