James Victore. Use a Condom/ Bunnies. 1997

James Victore Use a Condom/ Bunnies 1997

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Victore attributes his compulsion to question authority to his childhood on a military base during the Vietnam War. After dropping out of art school, Victore began producing self-financed posters for nonprofit organizations devoted to Native Americans, AIDS awareness, and race issues.

Victore made two Use a Condom posters for a group exhibition at DDD Gallery in Osaka, Japan. The two reasons to use a condom—to prevent pregnancy and the spread of disease—are communicated symbolically with bunnies and flies.

Gallery label from Rough Cut: Design Takes a Sharp Edge, November 26, 2008–October 12, 2009.
Medium
Silkscreen
Dimensions
28 5/8 x 20 1/4" (72.7 x 51.4 cm)
Credit
Gift of the designer
Object number
1803.2008
Copyright
© 2021 James Victore
Department
Architecture and Design

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