Photo, Print, Drawing We the people - defend dignity
About this Item
- We the people - defend dignity
- Poster showing a bust portrait of Maribel Valdez Gonzalez facing front.
- Fairey, Shepard, artist
- Mejorado, Arlene, photographer
- Amplifier Foundation, sponsor
- Amplifier Foundation, publisher
Created / Published
- [Seattle] : [Amplifier Foundation], 
- - Women--Civil rights--2010-2020
- - Hispanic Americans--Civil rights--United States--2010-2020
- - Dignity--2010-2020
- Inkjet prints--Color--2010-2020.
- Inkjet prints--Color--2010-2020
- - Caption label from exhibit Art in Action--Education: Portrait of a Teacher. Street artist Shepard Fairey created several of the most indelible artworks of the 2017 Women's March, which was widely attended in cities across the globe. This image was published, along with others in his We the People series, as a full-page color ad in U.S. newspapers, intended to be clipped and carried by protestors. The image is based on a portrait of Maribel Valdez Gonzalez by San Antonio, Texas, photographer Arlene Mejorado. Born in San Antonio to Mexican migrant parents, Gonzalez is a self-described "first generation Xicana educator" who studied history with an emphasis on Mexican American Studies before earning her Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership.
- - Title from item.
- - Poster by Shepard Fairey after a photograph by Arlene Mejorado.
- - Exhibited: "Art in Action : Herblock and Fellow Artists Respond to Their Times" in the Graphic Arts Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., January 31 - August 17, 2019.
- 1 print : color inkjet ; sheet 61 x 45.8 cm (poster format)
Call Number/Physical Location
- Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2018:026.2 [item]
- Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
- ppss 00986 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppss.00986
Library of Congress Control Number
- LC-DIG-ppss-00986 (digital file from original item)
- May be restricted. See "Amplifier Posters by various artists -- Rights and Restrictions Information," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/737_ampl.html
- Served by appointment (Unprocessed). To make a request, see "Access to Unprocessed Materials," https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/info/022_unpr.html
Additional Metadata Formats
- Luminarias: Celebrating Latinas Who Inspire Us
- Women's History Month: Latinas!
- A Latinx Resource Guide: Civil Rights Cases and Events in the United States
- Portrait of a Teacher | Education | Explore | Art in Action: Herblock and Fellow Artists Respond to Their Times | Exhibitions at the Library of Congress
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Chicago citation style:
Fairey, Shepard, Artist, Sponsor Amplifier Foundation, and Publisher Amplifier Foundation, Mejorado, Arlene, photographer. We the People - Defend Dignity. United States, 2017. [Seattle: Amplifier Foundation] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018647584/.
APA citation style:
Fairey, S., Amplifier Foundation, S. & Amplifier Foundation, P., Mejorado, A., photographer. (2017) We the People - Defend Dignity. United States, 2017. [Seattle: Amplifier Foundation] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018647584/.
MLA citation style:
Fairey, Shepard, Artist, Sponsor Amplifier Foundation, and Publisher Amplifier Foundation, photographer by Mejorado, Arlene. We the People - Defend Dignity. [Seattle: Amplifier Foundation] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018647584/>.