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Read my lips, 1988

Gran Fury, an artists’ collective within ACT UP (The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power), created iconic materials, including postcards, to spread information and promote education about HIV and AIDS. The mantra featured here subverts President George H. W. Bush’s notable quip about no new taxes, delivered during the 1988 Republican National Convention, to call attention to his ambivalent support on AIDS outreach, education, research, and support.

  • Publisher(s):
    Gran Fury, AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power
  • Type:
    Postcard
Black and white photograph of two white men embracing and kissing.