Original vintage poster for Tate Liverpool’s 1994 exhibition Moral Tales: Reading the 1980s. Designed by John Rooney to reference a magazine cover, it features a detail from Paul Trevor’s photograph Margaret Thatcher on Television.
Moral Tales was a fascinating selection of works drawn from the Tate collection. Focusing on 'Thatcher's Britain' of the 1980s, it included works from Gilbert & George, Hans Haacke, Ian Hamilton Finley, Tony Cragg, Conrad Atkinson, Stephen Willats, Sonia Boyce and Richard Hamilton, and explored themes of unemployment, urban planning, racism, Northern Ireland and the arms-race.
The text on the poster reads:
With works by
Gilbert & George
Ian Hamilton Finley
Reading the 1980s
Tate Gallery Liverpool
Although these posters are in excellent condition, please be aware that as original items they may show some slight signs of age. They’re exclusively available online and at Tate Liverpool, and can all be viewed in person at Tate Shop Liverpool by request.
Dimensions: 76 x 51 cm
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