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One Big Union


The inspiration for this print is an exhibition in Milwaukee focusing on the artistic and political legacy of Carlos Cortez, printmaker, illustrator, union organizer, and all around rabble-rouser with the Industrial Workers of the World. The slogan, “One Big Union,” was popularized by the IWW 100 years ago, and this is my contemporary—and somewhat oblique—interpretation of it.



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