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2018 is the fifty year anniversary of 1968, and I’ve been using that as a prompt to update a tweak a lot of 1968 graphics, particularly those originally created by the Atelier Populaire during the general strike in France in May 68. Here are a half dozen variations of the AP’s “Smash Capital” poster, with theirs thrown in for good measure.

These are all black and white, but can be easily made any color you desire. They are also very big, but can be shrunk down to more standard sizes.


A blacksmith’s hammer comes down onto an anvil, smashing a brick shape that has different words written in it, depending on the iteration: “WHITE SUPREMACY,” TRANSPHOBIA,” “BORDERS,” “RAPE,” “INJUSTICE,” or “PATRIARCHY.”

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